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Writing From Books + Magazines and Submitting to A/C

Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by fletd09, May 11, 2009.

  1. fletd09

    fletd09 Newbie

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    I know this might cause copyright issues but im sure it will be hard to pick up on, so has anyone had success by copying straight from a book or a magazine and selling it to A/C?
     
  2. werrich

    werrich Regular Member

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    don't infringe on someone else's copyrights.. that's just plain wrong. And yes, both A/C and the real authors would be able to track it down. Rewriting takes all of 5 or ten minutes.
     
  3. Caplet

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    Its not a bad idea, just rewrite it real quick.
     
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    xthracex Newbie

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    Depends on the source, really. As long as it passes copyscape, and can't be found via googling? Sure, it works.
     
  5. Aremys

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    I have done it when I was starting with AC using local magazines. When I got the cash, I outsourced the rewriting.
     
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    There are several repositories out there with tons of full text articles that pass copyscape, and don't show up as "published" by any means I've found so far. So when one of my writers skips a day, I usually cut and paste, changing the titles...and I usually get 8 of 10 accepted for upfront payment.
     
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    you know what? this topic has been mentioned on AC tactics on getting articles and even this topic exist on ebook guide on AC articles. Use the search function.
     
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    A simple way to do this is to take your laptop (or flash drive) down to the library, select the newest how-to/diy guides, skim through them and just start typing out summaries of the books or magazines. When you reach about 450 words, stop and move on to the next chapter or mag. You can probably knock out 10-12 outlines that will pass for informative, fresh new articles with AC.