Ramona, MA asked:
I am fiction writer and a self-published author. I have written a thriller synopsis that I wish to pitch for an international TV series (Instanbul to be exact) I was able to get in touch with a production company via email and they suggested I go there in person to meet with the producers , meanwhile they have not read the synopsis yet. The person who contacted me mentioned that it would be easy for anyone to steel my work. I think he meant if I send the synopsis via email it might not be protected. In this case, should I ask them to cover my travel expenses just so I could go and present the synopsis in person? Thanks.
Warren Adler answered:
Ramona, they likely will not cover your transportation cost, still, it can’t hurt to inquire. You might want to consult a copyright lawyer before sending your work out.