Where do pirates and plagiarists obtain the writing they steal? Books with unregistered copyright, and cheap (priced far below value) or free e-books.
Unregistered copyrights encourage intellectual property theft.
Free or cheap e-books make it easy and inexpensive to produce illegal copies.
Cheap or free e-books make it difficult for all Authors to make a living.
Authors, defend your hard work.
Register copyright. The certificate is legal proof of ownership.
Price your writing fairly. Charge commensurate with the work’s value.
Discontinue all free e-book giveaways. Award only bound printed copies. Limit digital sample size.
Support public library borrowing: the ethical way to obtain and read free books.
Please, don’t feed the bears.
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