Fan Fiction Basics: Plagiarism and TheftThe subject of theft is one I've seen pop up with increasing frequency in the past few month. Personally, it's something I've dealt with a number of times. For most authors, it's a frustrating trial with little help or information available when they need it. So I created this short guide. I actually had an entire, very long article written on this subject. However, let's be honest, you don't need a massive article about this. You just need the facts and you need to know how to deal with thieves. So let's talk about it.Fan Fiction Basics: Plagiarism and Theft5 months ago in Writing More Like This
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an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and the representation of that author's work as one's own, as by not crediting the original author:
a piece of writing or other work reflecting such unauthorized use or imitation.
Plagiarism is a serious problem for writers. For fan fiction authors, that problem is even more daunting. Aft