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another artist ripping off your work

updated sat 4 jun 05


Ellen Currans on thu 2 jun 05

"They copied all they could follow, but they couldn't copy my mind,
And I left 'em sweating and stealing, a year and a half behind."
from "Sir Anthony Glaston", (on his deathbed) by Rudyard Kipling.

One answer to copying is just to move on creatively. If they copy your newer
work it becomes obvious to everyone who is doing the copying.

Here is another quote I like from David Olgivy, famous for his great
advertising skills.
"Imitation may be the sincerest form of plagiarism, but it is also the mark
of an inferior person."

Ellen Currans
Dundee, Oregon