Quick tip: Don’t quote song lyrics in a book


BookBaby has a simple answer to the question of how one can legally quote song lyrics in a book: Don’t do it.

Gaining permission is, in their words, “maddening, expensive, and impossible.”

Learn what to do instead that’s free, easy, and legal — or read about the exhausting process to receive permission, if you’re hell-bent on that lyric — on the BookBaby blog.