[What do writers wanna do?  They wanna write.

What do SOME wanna-be writers do?  They copy other writers’ words and pass them off as their own: the biggest crime in the literary universe. 

They make the real writers look bad, especially when they get away with the crime because the editors aren’t sharp enough to spot ’em.]

Mulholland Books pulls ‘Assassin of Secrets’ over copied passages

November 8, 2011 | 11:24 am
AssassinofsecretsMulholland Books, an imprint of Little, Brown, has pulled its novel “Assassin of Secrets” after passages were found to be copied from other spy novels. The book was a first novel from Q.R. Markham . . .
[Afterword:  How bad an editor of spy novels do you have to be to fail to spot passages from Ian Fleming and Robert Ludlum? ]

About EJ Lavoie

Writer and independent publisher with website www.WhiskyJackPublishing.ca
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