Vampires Get Sued, Too
Unleashed on August 7, 2009
Stephenie Meyer has joined that elite group of authors: along with JK Rowling and Dan Brown, her hit books are now ready targets for lawsuits. In Donna’s Write Report today, we consider the strengths and weaknesses of the recent claim against Stephenie for plagiarism. Will it get to court? We can’t say yet, but we’re sure of one thing: the lawyers will be rubbing their hands.
In other stories, a new petition seeks the removal of DRM and the associated ability to control Kindle books purchased from Amazon, and increasing numbers of publishers are using authors’ missed deadlines to renegotiate, or even cancel, contracts. The moral – be punctual!
[audio:ld/ld_269.mp3] Download the show as mp3 file
Photo by dreamglow