Articles tagged with: writing
Looking back at 2010, we will see it as the year that digital sales of books overtook those of paper books. According to the online retail giant Amazon.com, e-books leapfrogged over their hardcover dead tree edition cousins back in July of last year, and barely six months later, they’ve now done the same with paperback.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: A very small time publisher of a food and cooking-related magazine prints a story that they lifted off a personal project/hobbyist website, changes the technical spellings of proper terminology, and then when discovered and called out on it, the publisher’s editor gets indignant, claims everything on the Internet is public domain and that the infringed writer should be paying THEM for “fixing” the article and publishing it.
If you haven’t, then let me elaborate just a little bit.
Last Sunday saw the conclusion of a television drama that has entered the public conversation in a way that few others have ever achieved.