Trisha’s Take: How to properly issue and respond to a DMCA takedown notice (SFWA edition)

When I checked my email Monday morning, I was expecting to see the usual: job search referrals, ThinkGeek newsletters, Facebook notifications, maybe a notice from my local library telling me that my copy of Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance was ready for pick-up. I did not expect to see a notice from Scribd.com claiming that I had […]

Posted on December 12, 2013 at 15:33 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · 2 Comments
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Trisha’s Quote of the Day: How to apologize on the Internet, part 2

By our organization’s current bylaws, the president of SFWA has unilateral control of, and therefore is ultimately responsible for, the organization’s publications. This includes the Bulletin. This means that when all is said and done, I personally am responsible for the Bulletin and what is published between its covers. I have said this before but […]

Posted on June 3, 2013 at 07:05 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Picture of the Day: Ursula Vernon is the best artist, ever

Among the good things that have come out so far regarding the problem with the most recent SFWA Bulletin is this encounter between Ursula Vernon, creator of the Digger webcomic and the Dragonbreath series of books, and John Scalzi. I’ll let Vernon speak for herself here: SFWA announced that they’re putting a task force on […]

Posted on June 2, 2013 at 21:16 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Take: How Jean Rabe screwed the pooch for the SFWA Bulletin and how the SFWA can make things better going forward

[Editor’s Note: This article has been partially revised from its original form at the request of the SFWA to remove material which may have infringed on a copyright.] ETA: For some links and commentary on this issue, check out this list which Jim Hines compiled. Considering that I’m not a member of the SFWA (Science […]