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Plagiarism, Patchwriting and the Race and Gender Hierarchy of Online Idea Theft

Several months ago I published a 2-part guide to the academic job market right here on my blog (for free!!!!!!!!!!), as a way to help other academics explain this bizarre, yearly ritual to family and friends. 476 more words

The Internets

Multiple Discovery, Idea Theft, or Tweaking?

Having an original idea is everything in architecture. Its history is one of innovations and breakthroughs; of new ideas, materials, and applications. Originality is what distinguishes architecture from ordinary building construction, where the  441 more words

Writing

Copyright Infringement and Screenplays

Copyright Infringement and Screenplays – Lena Baisden-Tankut, 01-18-2014

COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT AND SCREENPLAYS:

EXAMINING STOLEN IDEAS IN HOLLYWOOD AND HOW TO

PROTECT SCREENWRITERS

Lena Baisden-Tankut

WR570: Intellectual Property and Copyright… 5,912 more words

Copyright Infringement

The Reports Of My Craziness Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Blogger’s note:  I know what follows may sound harsh and ugly.  I don’t apologize for it.  Trust that my first draft was much harsher.  A little background, Gracie has experienced some bullying and mean girl stuff at school and I always tell her to not take it.   1,590 more words

Panic! At The Steph

The Skinny on "Idea Theft"

Today I was perusing my usual websites and came across a question regarding the safety of children’s book author’s manuscript “ideas”. The writer was worried that when submitting to publishers, his idea for the story might be stolen, revised/improved upon, and published without giving him the proper recognition (if any) and compensation due. 607 more words

Children's Book Publishing

Call for an RFP or an idea theft in disguise?

The moment we get a slightest hint of RFP being posted from a prospective client, we immediately jump into action and start planning for a comprehensive pitch presentation. 337 more words

Public Relations

Pulverate the Plagiarists

I thought I’d do an old friend the courtesy of reading his first published novel – I haven’t talked to him for years but used to know him well from a writers’ group fifteen years ago.  352 more words

On Writing