No matter what genre you write in, at some point you may find yourself wanting to quote someone else’s work. Unless the quote is in the public domain, using a direct quote from another book, poem, song, movie, blog, or other source requires formal permission from the...
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It’s perfectly okay to quote an excerpt of another author's work in your writing, but it’s not always okay to do so without permission. If you don’t want to be sued for copyright infringement, it’s important to know when you need permission and when you don't. And...
Parody writers can use this article to help determine whether their parody is legally protected under the fair use provision of the copyright laws. Learn the difference between parody and satire and fan fiction.
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