Plagiarism for Profit

It sickens me to read these stories of plagiarism when it’s a thirteen year old lifting ideas and dialogue but this person has really taken it to another level. So please help get the word out that this is unacceptable. Pretty Kitty is one of the best TB fanfics out there and to see it be desecrated into such a poorly rewritten ‘original work’ to seek monetary gain galls me beyond belief.

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To my dearest virtual friends…

I’m so angry right now that I can barely write. Two weeks ago, a reader informed me that an author over in Vampire Diaries had lifted some of my work from Pretty Kitty and rewritten it into their own (horrible) story. I messaged and confronted them, and the work was promptly taken down.

It got me thinking…how often is my work plagiarized? So I Googled a few lines of my stuff, just to see what would come up… and I found something that made me sick.

Someone named Alexandra Anthony is SELLING my work in her own books called The Vampire Destiny series. You can buy them on Amazon and B&N, for fuck’s sake. I’ve written to the author directly through Facebook and told her to delete my work from her stuff before I contact Amazon and B&N, but honestly, the stuff is already out…

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