View Full Version : what to do?

02-06-2013, 09:38 PM
I found a post of 'Twilight' (on Booksie) and reported it to the site and the poster. Nothing.
I attempted to find an address for Meyer. Nothing.
The publisher(Brown, Little) does not offer an address on its website, and the comment I did manage to post on its Facebook page is just sitting there. Is there anything else I can do?

02-06-2013, 11:29 PM
What do you mean you found a "post" of Twilight? Do you mean that the entire book was posted there?

02-07-2013, 12:34 AM
I believe she's referring to a pirate site. I'm not sure this is the right forum for this kind of thing.

02-07-2013, 02:13 AM
Try this link: http://www.hachettebookgroup.com/report-piracy/

The contact link at Little, Brown led to Hachette, and that led to the above link.

02-07-2013, 11:20 AM
I found about 20 links to download books today. Sadly, there's not much to be done. I report them to my publisher when I find them but it's often like that fairground game where you hit the little animal on the head with a sledgehammer and another pops up as quick. I'm sure there's hundreds if not thousands for Twilight.

02-07-2013, 04:43 PM

02-08-2013, 09:35 PM
It was chapter one, and the poster implied she was going to post the entire book.
In any case, I did find Meyer's Agent's email address, and sent off a message.
JulieB, thank you. If chapter one is still up, I'll try it.

02-09-2013, 03:46 AM
So the person was posting it in the body of a forum post?

I think that's mainly an issue for the forum moderator to see to. I don't know how long it's been since the post was made, but if the forum is well-moderated, I would think the moderator will take care of it.

02-09-2013, 09:08 PM
The site staff, whatever their correct titles may be, were the first recipient of an email. Possibly I am too impatient, but since the chapter was still up three or four days later, I expanded my complaint.
In fact the chapter is still up, but I feel I've done what I can.
Again, thanks for the help.

02-09-2013, 09:22 PM
Anytime you see something like that you can always check Twitter to see if the author is there. Even if they aren't, it's likely their publisher will be. Tweet them the link.

Gary Clarke
02-10-2013, 01:20 AM
I've given up trying on my books. Like Alitriona says, it's like playing whack-a-mole. A few years back I put a post up on the blog asking folks out of the goodness of their hearts to please not pirate my work and have left it at that.