Creative Plagiarism

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Melinda Beck for The Chronicle Review

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Melinda Beck for The Chronicle Review

Creative Plagiarism

Melinda Beck for The Chronicle Review

In recent years, I have come across something that I call creative plagiarism. Almost every time I teach fiction-writing, one or two students seem compelled to write a story that closely resembles a published work we've read. These students are not trying to