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  1. Kilaeys

    Kilaeys New Member

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    Internet work and publishing?

    Discussion in 'Publishing' started by Kilaeys, Aug 27, 2010.

    My boyfriend and I are writing a series of books and we are using the site "wikispaces" to share documents and chapters. It is a private site, only he and I have access to it; no one else can see it. Would this still be considered self-publication? Would there be any implications from going about it this way?
     
  2. Cogito

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

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    If only you two have access, it remains a private communication. That would not be considered publication. Just make sure it remains secure. Use strong passwords for access, and change them on a regular basis.

    I strongly suggest you have a collaboration contract in writing before you begin. Many a friendship has been destroyed by collaboration on a writing project without a clearly stated statement of rights, roles, and expectations.
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    absolutely!!!

    here's the best one: http://wga.org/uploadedFiles/writers_resources/contracts/collaboration.pdf

    with the change of a few words it works as well for books, as for screenplays...
     
  4. Kilaeys

    Kilaeys New Member

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    Thank you for the reply. We were just a little concerned about it.
     

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