I gots a question
Posted 13 September 2010 - 09:58 PM
The reason I ask is about my writing contest entries. I have written very little short fiction, and even less that's good enough to be worth submitting to publications. It would be nice if I could use my contest entries for this purpose. But whilst I cannot imagine anyone from TU attempting to claim ownership over them if I did, it does seem very foolish to go around trying to publish stuff I don't actually own. So it would be good to know if I do actually own them.
Anyone know the answer to this or have any thoughts?
Ah, the joys of copyright law and the interwebz.
Posted 14 September 2010 - 05:49 AM
I would think that would answer your question EE.
Publishing an article or story in HFO or in a official newsletter would be different.
As an author you are owner of your works.
Posting your work on TU would be for the benefit of other members enjoyment.
I would think we would need to update and amend that for more clarity and to reflect the changes of the site since its inception.
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Posted 14 September 2010 - 09:31 AM
Basically, what Bill said.
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Posted 14 September 2010 - 08:39 PM
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