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Author Sonya Larson Plagiarized

Plagiarism is like a bell that once rung, it cannot be unheard. Author Sonya Larson rang that bell with glee, spite, hatred, and a sincerely shocking lack of knowledge of how the legal system works for allegations in copyright and plagiarism. This is where one valuable lesson comes into play. Popular authors like Celeste Ng, who egged Sonya on and told her the act of plagiarism was totally fine, are not attorneys. And that is who Sonya Larson should have consulted instead. But it was already too late. She had already rung the sour sound of the bell. The act of plagiarism itself is separate from being able to defend the action in court. After plagiarizing someone, you have committed a certain act. When you get caught, you are labeled a plagiarizer. It’s an act that you have committed, and often times, it’s unforgivable, and unforgettable in publishing. It doesn’t matter if Sonya wins or loses her defense on copyright infringement. What matters here is so much more important: she lost our trust and credibility in the writing community. Who is going to want to trust their work with Sonya Larson? Who in their right mind is going to share

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Author Sonya Larson Plagiarized

Plagiarism is like a bell that once rung, it cannot be unheard. Author Sonya Larson rang that bell with glee, spite, hatred, and a sincerely

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