Write a book: you know you’ve made it when you get sued

Oops… the perils of bestsellerdom. You know you’ve hit the big time when you get sued.

Stephenie Meyer’s publisher denies ‘Breaking Dawn’ plagiarism claim | EW.com reports:

“Author Stephenie Meyer has been accused of plagiarizing small portions of Breaking Dawn, the fourth book in her Twilight series, from a novel called The Nocturne by Jordan Scott. “

Interesting snippet: “she (Jordan Scott) regularly posted passages and chapters on her web site, www.jordanscott.com”.

Does this mean you should forgo blogging to build your platform as you write your book?

NO. Blog your book — it’s the easiest way to build your platform.

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Angela Booth is a top copywriter, multi-published author, and writing teacher. She offers many guides, courses and classes to help writers to enhance their skills on her websites. She also provides inspiration and motivation for writers on her writing blogs. Angela has been writing successfully since the late 1970s, and was online in the 1980s, long before the birth of the Web. Her business books have been widely published.