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Packaging and Presentation of Creepypastas

Jack Martel Creepypastas are an internet horror story originating on blog posts and internet chat forums. The first creepypastas were usually the forum equivalent of chain emails, where people would post what were essentially campfire stories in the middle of … Continue reading

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Fair Use, Copyright, and Ethics

Liam Davies Questions about the ethics of publication and copyright have been discussed at length for centuries regarding printing and publication in general. There are two substantially ethical forms that a work can take on when using another author’s work … Continue reading

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The Omegaverse Litigation: An Unexpectedly Thought-Provoking Dispute Over Romance Novels

Megan Gorsalitz The ethics of the wild and wacky world of fanfiction have been debated in the publishing world for some time, especially following the commercial success of published fanfictions like E.L. James’s infamous Fifty Shades series. In 2018, a … Continue reading

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Have Books Gotten Shorter?

Teevin Fournier My bookshelves are my trophy cases displaying the worlds I have explored, the many pages I have turned. Over the course of the years, the basis on which I have chosen which books to read has varied. A … Continue reading

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Documenting Poetic Text in a Tweet

Samuel B. I will be discussing a poetic text by Beth Moore documented as a “tweet.” A tweet is a digital document that can contain a text of at most 140 characters, and optionally images or a video. On October … Continue reading

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Confounding Comic Copyright

Jamie Maclean Copyright has not been kind to comic creators, nor has the publishing that goes along with it. While today it is easy to register a copyright for your comic, back in the industry’s early days it was not … Continue reading

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