View single post by Jack
 Posted: Mon Jul 31st, 2006 10:58 pm
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Joined: Mon Jul 31st, 2006
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I am reluctant to post works online given feedback from authors and a few literary agents that I know. Posting work is a loose form of publication, hence a publisher cannot gain ‘first rights’ for publication. Hence the hatred of print on demand companies such as Publish America.
This is not the greatest worry for a playwright aiming at a Broadway production, but if you end up looking for productions by people that are reading your scripts (hence buying them from a bookstore) it ‘could’ pose a real barrier.
But as for someone stealing your work… That is so unlikely! If someone did, they would have to be seriously dumb!