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I'd send the person an email apologizing for accidentally sending them the document and requesting them to ignore it and throw it away. The probability that a random stranger is going to be interested in stealing your work is pretty close to zero. Unless he's a writer himself, odds are he doesn't have the faintest idea how to go about publishing it. He ...


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We don't. It's a blurred line and a fortune in legal costs on arguing where it lies. Of course there is a classification, but the lines are always blurred. On the "white side" there's alluding - when you make your own characters, but draw specific parallels, exploring what-if's of the other work, mocking its shortcomings, or referencing its most brilliant ...


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There is a case pending that may answer this in court: Paramount v Axanar. See http://conlang.org/axanar for more info, including formal legal briefing and a memorandum from Dentons on conlangs & IP law. (Disclosure: I direct the Language Creation Society's lawyer on this.) You could also just commission a conlanger to make a language for you, so you ...



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