“Good Writers Borrow; Great Writers Steal.”

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  1. There is a difference between plagiarism and re-inventing topics in your own words. Plagiarism is stealing large chunks of other people’s copy and is against the law.

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    • Oh dear, we are getting serious this morning aren’t we? Don’t worry though, should I ever get caught ‘stealing’ something from life, art or nature that inspires me and converting that inspiration into words, I’ll be ready to defend myself.

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  2. My fourth grade art teacher said something that has stuck with me all these years: “Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.”

    Love it!

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    • I’ve heard that too and think it’s absolutely true.

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  3. Definitely worth the re-blog. Brilliant!

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