What I learned about contracts, plagiarism, and gaming the system this week

Then there are intentional pits that set hard working authors back – rights grab from publishers – Publishing contract red flag: when a publisher claims copyright on edits, posted by Victoria Strauss on Writers Beware and the latest scandal of plagiarism- Cristiane Serruya is a copyright infringer, a plagiarist, and an idiot by Courtney Milan.

FIVE DOS AND DON’TS FOR THE BEGINNER WRITER

DOS   Start small. Try writing a short story. Many writers began that way. A good short story forces you to create strong characters and a good plot with limited number of pages. You need to develop character and plot from the start right through to the finish.   Search for a writing class or … Continue reading FIVE DOS AND DON’TS FOR THE BEGINNER WRITER