Business Insurance for Writers and Authors

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From a lost manuscript to a breach of contract, legal trouble can quickly arise for an author. Writer insurance protects against lawsuits as well as business property damage, injuries, and more.

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Insureon helps writers and authors compare insurance quotes from top U.S. carriers with one easy online application.

What types of insurance do writers need?

These policies provide coverage for the most common risks writers face.
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How much does insurance cost for home-based businesses?

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Several factors will have an impact on insurance costs, including:

  • Home business services offered
  • Business equipment and property
  • Revenue
  • Location
  • Number of employees
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"I was confused about what type of coverage I needed and Holly was extremely helpful. Way more helpful than I had experienced with other companies. I got the exact coverage I needed!"
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Why do writers need insurance?

Writing may not seem like a perilous profession, but freelance writers and authors face several home business risks. Author insurance can shield you from lawsuits over missed deadlines, copyright infringement, or accusations of libel. It also protects against injuries, laptop theft, and more.
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