We welcome your submission to the ‘Works’ section of Readers and writers blog and will be happy to publish it, although we require your full name and, in some cases, your written permission on the form shown below.
No pseudonyms, anonymity
Although our weblog section and its blogroll deal with some sites written under pseudonyms or no names at all, we require authors to be identified on any nonfiction, fiction or poetry we publish in the ‘Works’ section.
Publishing your work on Readers and writers blog does not affect your copyright. The copyright to your work was created the moment you finished the work in material form – that is, a manuscript or computer file – and belongs only to you unless you convey it to someone else. We do not require that conveyance. In fact, we affirm the author’s right to work published in our ‘Works’ section by including under the byline a copyright logo followed by the words ‘Copyright by the author’ and then the year of publication.
The following affidavit and permission form will be required at the discretion of Readers and writers blog only in cases where there is uncertainty about the author’s identity or the authorship of a work.
Affidavit, permission form for
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Please enter your name, address, telephone number and email address and the exact title of the work (including any subtitles) that you are submitting to Readers and writers blog (Your address, telephone number and email address will be kept confidential.) Please then certify that you are the author and copyright holder of that work and that you give permission to Readers and writers blog to publish that work on its website.
Name of author, address, telephone number, email address
Title, category of work
Title of work (including subtitle(s), if any):
Category of work (circle one): Nonfiction Fiction Poetry
Affidavit of authorship
I hereby certify that the above entitled work was written by me and that I hold the copyright to said work.
Permission to use
I hereby grant permission for the above entitled work to be reproduced on the Readers and writers blog website, understanding that this permission does not convey to Readers and writers blog any copyright or other right to the work, also understanding that the work may not be subjected to commercial reuse and not be modified except for formatting to the styles used by Readers and writers blog, also understanding that the work will be removed from that website at my written request.