Melissa, starry-eyed soy-lovin' Expatriated Zulu (oddharmonic) wrote,
Melissa, starry-eyed soy-lovin' Expatriated Zulu
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Romance "author" Cassie Edwards takes the cake for Google-aided plagiarism.

I want to make snarky comments about plagiarism, but this is so bizarre it stands on its own: romance "author" Cassie Edwards uses passages of an environmental magazine article as dialog in novel and is outed by the ladies of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books.

Links:
- Cassie Edwards Investigatory Extravaganza at SBTB
- "Move Over, 'Meerkat Manor'" article at Newsweek
- "Ferret Article Allegedly Plagiarized in Romance Lit from Monday's Talk of the Nation; it's 17 minutes but worth listening to just to hear Tolme (the ferret article author) say "Is that a ferret in your loincloth or are you just happy to see me?".
Tags: 028_reading, 070_news_media
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