Rowling’s being sued for plagiarism again

“… What these lawsuits teach us: 1. The plaintiffs haven’t paid much attention to other works in the genre. 2. Non-writers think it’s the ideas, rather than the execution, that makes a book. They’ve got that backward. 3. People who aren’t accustomed to having a lot of ideas of their own have a very poor grasp of the odds that others might independently come up with the same ideas …” (more)

[Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Making Light, 19 February]

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