Begged, Borrowed or Stolen: Using Existing Characters and People: On Privacy, Defamation and Character Rights (Society of Authors)

Begged, Borrowed or Stolen: Using Existing Characters and People: On Privacy, Defamation and Character Rights (Society of Authors)

10 Apr 2018, 12:45 - 13:30

Author HQ
Language:
English

Fancy basing your novel or script on a real person? Burning to write a damning expose? Inspired to write a sequel to “the very Hungry Caterpillar” Want to parody President Trump? SoA Chief Executive Nicola Solomon and writer Ferdinand Dennis will discuss practical pitfalls, legal traps and how to avoid them.

Contributors

  • Nicola Solomon

    Speaker

    Chief Executive

    Society of Authors

     Nicola Solomon is Chief Executive, Society of Authors, a UK trade union for professional writers, illustrators and literary translators that was...

  • Ferdinand Dennis

    Speaker

    Author

    Ferdinand Dennis is the author of several novels, travel books and numerous short stories. He has written and presented programmes for BBC Radio and...

Related Sessions

  1. Demystifying Book Distribution for Authors and Publishers: What is it and how does it work?

    Tuesday09:45 - 10:3010 Apr 2018
    Author HQ

    Book distribution is always a tough subject to master for many new authors. In the business world, distribution is the process that puts business products into ...

    • Language: English
  2. Dublin: Translating the World – the International Dublin Literary Award

    Tuesday10:00 - 11:3010 Apr 2018
    English PEN Literary Salon

    Dublin – translating the world. Previous judges, Ellah Allfrey, Maya Jaggi, Daniel Hahn (also a 2017 winner) and Sinead MacAodha (Literature Ireland) discuss th...

    • Language: English
  3. Show All

Sponsors

We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Full details of what cookies are, why we use them and how you can manage them can be found by reading our Privacy & Cookies page. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies.