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Fully Booked

The Hidden Gems Author Podcast

Episode 103 – Final Draft: Navigating Estate Planning to Secure Your Literary Legacy

Hosted by: Craig Tuch and Roland Hulme with special guest Sarah Marie Page

In today’s episode of Fully Booked, we delve into a topic that often goes unexplored because some find it uncomfortable to think about, but is crucial for any author: estate planning. With the expertise of estate planning attorney Sarah Marie Page, we unravel the intricate web of decisions and legalities surrounding the posthumous future of your literary assets. From understanding the rights of survivorship to the complexities of trusts and probate, this episode lays out the foundational knowledge every author should have to ensure their work is protected and passed on according to their wishes.

As we discuss with Sarah, the details matter as much as the broader strokes in estate planning. Whether it’s choosing the right person to manage your publishing empire, knowing how to handle digital assets like KDP accounts and social media, or the importance of having your intentions (and passwords!) clearly documented, we cover it all. We dive into why it’s vital to keep your estate plan updated amidst the fast-paced changes of the publishing industry and how to make these critical decisions in a way that honors your legacy and minimizes future burdens on your loved ones. For authors, your words live on; make sure they continue to tell the story you intended.

Sarah Marie Page

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