Re: Copyright Loremasters?
- Hopefully you've discovered how many WONDERFUL books you don't have time to read--! ;)
-- Lynn --
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Alana Abbott <alanajoli@...> wrote:
> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Jason Fisher <visualweasel@...>wrote:
> > Why anyone should *want* to do this in the first place -- i.e., create
> > derivative works based on the creative efforts of others -- is something I
> > don't quite grasp. I don't grok fanfic and never have. I suppose new,
> > authorized novels set in the Star Trek and Star Wars universes are a bit
> > more understandable -- and lord, there are a lot of them!* -- but
> > personally, I don't have any interest in those either. Just me?
> > Jase
> > * Does anybody here read them? I have maybe a dozen Star Wars books for
> > review by now! Nobody has ever asked for one, and they are about to become
> > *bantha poodoo* if no one does.
> Jase, I used to read *all* of them (some of them quite good, some of them...
> not) -- but college interfered, so at this point, I'm more than 10 years
> behind in what's been published. I haven't found the energy (or motivation)
> to catch up.
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- Yes, as David says, it's a great story. The closing sentence is particularly memorable -- but there's no way to share it with anyone without spoiling the story. It's not that often I call something a masterpiece, but "The Ugly Chickens" is one.--John R.On May 9, 2011, at 8:23 AM, Mem Morman wrote: