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Interesting fact of the day: According to literary copyright laws, an authors work becomes public domain 70 years after their death. So, you can write your own book set in the wildly popular lands of, oh, I dunno, Wonderland, Oz, and Neverland, with no legal backlash, whatsoever! You are going to have to either wait a few more years or pay copyright fees to the families of the author whose work you want to use if they haven't been dead for 70 years. So, no Narnia or Middle Earth for a while more, kiddies! And we'll all be dead by the time anyone gets to use Hogwarts as a setting for their book. You know, aside from the goddess herself, J.K. Rowling.
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vanessa5400 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Hi
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi!
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vanessa5400 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016  Student Digital Artist
IT's Cool!
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
The fact? Yep!
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MykaylaZale Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
So I can use Avalon, Camelot without a problem??
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Probably, yeah. The story of Camelot is several hundred years old, so you should be good.
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MykaylaZale Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Yay!! I had this idea but was scared some descendant of the reader would sue me or somethin.
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't think anybody knows who originally told the tale of camelot, so...
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MykaylaZale Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
It's supposed to be the greatest kingdom cause fair king and blah. It kinda disappeared during a war.
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, and there are rumors that Arthur was actually a Roman conqueror that took over a small English kingdom.
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MykaylaZale Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Huh.
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, the theory is based on ancient tapestry weavings depicting Arthur in attire similar to that of Roman soldiers of the era.
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thecat1313 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016   Artisan Crafter
It's so much fun knowing random differences between literary and tv/movie copyright laws
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I just like to collect random pieces of information.
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thecat1313 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016   Artisan Crafter
Yeah, it's so much fun.
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
:D
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2en1girlsgenaration Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Aaaa cool~! And danggg no Narnia and Hogwarts for usss TTwTT
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I think a decade more before we can use Narnia. But 70+ until Hogwarts. Of course, since J.K. Rowling is a goddess, she'll never die.
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2en1girlsgenaration Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
She's a powerful witch, of course she won't die~ Waits for a decade to use Narniaaa
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
2033, actually. Just looked it up.
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2en1girlsgenaration Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Cool~!!
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Yup. 16 years until we can go to Narnia. In a literary sense, of course.
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HatakeAkane Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016
*grins evilly* oh, this is good to know :devilish:
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MaliceInTheAbyss Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol I'm glad you find this useful!
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