There has only been one event in my life that has been more traumatic than having my story, lovingly and painstakingly written over the course of many months, stolen and skewed by someone in my own community.
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“So what does the original publisher of the novel think about all this?” people ask.
It’s time for another ebook promotion! Yay! This promotion runs from Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 10:00pm MST until Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:59pm MST.
Last Friday a parent of a child who was in Rushton’s 3rd grade class last year identified aliases used by Rushton to promote her Sam Taylor Mullens pen name books and also to harass me as the real names of children in the class.
Yesterday I received a sobering email from Lilah Weston, wife of Chase Weston, author of Terror in a Cloud of Dust. She and her husband had just learned that his story had been plagiarized by the same author who copied my story, A Bid For Love.
I know many of you have been waiting to hear, so I want to let you know that my attorneys filed the complaint (case #2:14-cv-00627-EJF) in federal court last Friday, and today the papers were served.
For those of you who have followed the story about my novel being plagiarized and the subsequent harassment, you know that the past two and a half weeks hasn’t been easy for me.
Original post and comments about how I learned my novel had been plagiarized.
If you are an author who publishes with a traditional publisher, the information here is vital to you. Please read it! I really wish I had known more about my rights before signing a contract.
There’s nothing better I love to do with a little free time than read, and getting books for a super price is even better, so I’ve gathered these sale books to share with you. And my Easter Gift to you is THE GIFT OF ANGELS, which is FREE.