Writers need to think about Copyright Law, even in single-mode texts

How copyright applies to writers:

Want to use song lyrics in your creative essay or story that you plan to publish? Chances are that you’ll be violating copyright if you don’t clear it with the copyright holder. Citing the lyrics won’t be enough, even though citation tends to suffice in academia.

See Brian A. Klems’s article from Writer’s Digest.

http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/what-writers-need-to-know-about-copyrights-faqs

 

About npiasecki

Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric at the University of Colorado Denver, specializing in 21st century skills, research, and creative nonfiction. Director of the Denver Writing Project, a local site of the National Writing Project's professional network for K through College educators.
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