On the other hand, by permitting such input, he could be placing his control and copyright into question. There's an explanation of this principle at URL http://www.artslaw.org/OWNCOPY.HTM which is worth reading.
My-Immortal said:I'm not a lawyer, but does that mean if you go into the local copy store and the person behind the counter prints out your manuscript and makes the print darker he would now have control of your manuscript?
DaveKuzminski said:No. You need to read the article more carefully. It's particularly aimed at derivative works, but there is implied hints that it could apply to other aspects which only a court might solve and not necessarily to the copyright holder's benefit.
Celia Cyanide said:
If you do not have a copy of the novel, please refer to the site below:
brokenfingers said:Everybody should go over to that Barnes and Noble site and post massively negative reviews exposing his scam.
Dawno said:i've got a better idea -
Buy 10 copies of "Dawno's Field Guide to Whistlepigs". Send one copy each to the ten people on the list below then send the list with the last name removed and put your name in its place. In just 12 to 16 weeks you'll have 1,347,257 copies of my book and I'll be a mega-best seller!!!
maestrowork said:I'll start the list:
4. Kermit the Frog
5. Darth Vader
6. Casper the Friendly Ghost
8. Helen of Troy
9. Father Time
10. Paulie Shore
maestrowork said:1. Actors are poor
maestrowork said:4. Actors don't say "I think I can play X the best" -- you give them a role, and they say "yes, I can do it."
maestrowork said:(then again, he is preying on those desperate "wannebes" so his ploy might actually work... what a scumbag. If I didn't hate him before, I sure do now.)
Hmmm, I'm afraid I'm not really aware of what an amazon slammer is.Dawno said:no no no
Don't post a negative review unless you've read the book. We aren't Amazon slammers here!
maestrowork said:You should submit an article to ALL the trade journals and actors newsletters, etc. Just as we don't want writers to be taken by PA, we sure don't want gullible actors to be taken by PP.