I still cannot believe the blatant disrespect people show when they steal someone else’s hard work and attempt to pass it off as their own. It happened to me in the days before the internet and was by pure chance I discovered it. Now, in this age of Google and plagiarism checkers etc, I find it hard to believe that people are this stupid. Yes, unfortunately, many people get away with it but I am hoping that as more and more people become aware of the issue, that many more will get caught. Fanfiction IS protected. Fanfiction writers DO have rights. Those who steal fanfiction works need to understand that it WILL NOT be tolerated.
Okay, I’m starting to feel like I’m just pissing in your ear about the same thing over and over, but I once again need your help. ANOTHER author on fafiction,net has stolen massive amounts of my stuff (from multiple stories this time) and put them in her Eric/Tara story. It’s called Element of Blood by Carmel Muse, and from about Chapter 8 onwards, it’s just one huge ripoff.
A reader clued me into this woman on another fan site and I had them take it down, but she was writing under a different name and a different title. I told her to take it down, which she didn’t, so the administrator did it for me. I’ve written to her again on FFN to take it down, but it would be great if anyone who feels like it would go PM or review her and let…
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