RE: Ghost Writing/Publication Credit

Subject: RE: Ghost Writing/Publication Credit
From: Kay Robart <kay -dot- robart -at- integratedconcepts -dot- com>
To: Kelly Parr <KParr -at- c-bridge -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 14:14:57 -0600

Did you get your name on the byline, too? Was there a reason why not?
I think you should be able to take credit as long as you explain what
your contribution was.

Kay Robart

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kelly Parr [SMTP:KParr -at- c-bridge -dot- com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2000 9:11 AM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Ghost Writing/Publication Credit
>
> I need your advice.
>
> I wrote an article that will be published in an e-commerce magazine in
> May.
> Although I did all the research and 90% of the writing and editing (before
> it went to the publisher, of course), someone else's name will be in the
> byline as the subject matter expert (which he *is*).
>
> I knew this when I accepted the assignment. My question is this? Can I
> ethically/legally claim that article as a piece of *my* published work? Or
> does my name need to appear in the byline before I can accept credit?
>
> Thanks
> Kelly
>
>
>




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