More money for doing nothing

February brings the rain... and, for book authors, the welcome bonus of Public Lending Right payments. These can be anything from a few pounds to up to £6000, depending on how many books of yours have been borrowed from public libraries, and how often. Payments are made whether or not you have retained copyright for the books concerned - and registering costs nothing. For more information, go to

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