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ALL WRITTEN/PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIAL ON MY PAGES IS SUBJECT TO COPYRIGHT. YOU MAY NOT REPRODUCE, COPY, DISSEMINATE PART OR WHOLE WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE AUTHOR

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Astrid Brown (Author)
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This website is purely dedicated to my books and writing, so you will excerpts here of my books and poetry and where you can purchase them. I write under the genres of the Paranormal/Psychic, Romantic and Erotic fiction and Poetry. I do hope you enjoy the excerpts here and you'll stop by again.


Astrid Brown is an Author and a Professional Medium/Psychic who writes vastly on her experiences, some of which are in her books and others on her blogs and personal web pages. She is an experienced College Lecturer in Holistic Studies and Reiki Master. She currently freelances and writes periodically for an online magazine and works for a large well known international psychic company as a professional psychic medium. She resides in the UK.
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“It was a very special moment for John's spirit was awakening and he was opening up, I had touched and resonated with his soul. It was more than just cyber sex, more than making love with someone you loved, it was blending souls as soul mates do and it was an incredible moment for the two of us. We both cried beautiful happy tears”
Astrid Brown, A Psychic Affair: A Romantic Novel
"I don't know what you have done, my mind is not my own
For you have magicked me for my feelings for you have grown
I did not set to fall in love, for you must have cast a spell
For you have bewitched me and all my doubts dispel
What spell have you cast to enchant me like this?
To make me fall in love and ache for your kiss”

“I heard your whispered fantasies so clear
Softly told in my ear
I opened my eyes you weren't there
So real my dream, I was so aware
But we'll meet again so certainly
In our whispered fantasy”
Astrid Brown, Whispered Fantasies

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  THIS IS NOT MY IMAGINATION I heard your name in the breeze Carried and talked about by the trees And every footstep I walked The echoes me...

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

COPYRIGHT AND PLAGAIRISM





COPYRIGHT AND PLAGAIRISM


This really infuriates me and I have people plagiarising me, but what really annoys me are people who blatantly use images and publish them as their own and don’t give the photographer the credit for their work or use a piece of music without giving the musician credit and gaining their permission to do so. If I use a photograph for the cover of a book I go to a stock image company and pay the royalties or fees for its use or gain the services of a designer who again I credit and pay the royalties/fees due. 

I personally have had parts of my work copied where people have passed as their own. Most authors don’t make a great deal of money, royalties made on books are very small, non the less authors have to make a living and its infuriating when even what little we make is denied to us. People assume it’s easy to write and publish a book, it’s not, it takes months even years of hard work and editing and re-editing and its even more difficult to find a publisher and then someone comes along and takes the credit for it. 

What is Plagiarism?

The practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own: 

So its not just words but ideas and its not limited there, it also includes photographs, images and music, it’s actually a crime as it’s committing fraud. 

Don’t assume because something is all over the internet it’s available for use for everything created is copyright and permission from the owner needs to be saught before you can use it. 


“Using an image, video or piece of music in a work you have produced without receiving proper permission or providing appropriate citation is plagiarism. The following activities are very common in today’s society. Despite their popularity, they still count as plagiarism.” 

From http://www.plagiarism.org/ (“What is Plagiarism” 4th October 2016) And visit the website for more details

A novel "A psychic affair"

Some Reviews

Reviews

Great read, it's not the usual romantic novel it's a bit of a cross genre being informative and paranormal but it had me hooked, I would love it if the author wrote a sequel as I would love to know how the characters relationship goes I do hope the author does Sarah65 __________________________ Amazing read and was engrossed until I finished reading, this book is more than a novel it helps understand the psychic's world and has such depth of feelings Stella Matthews An interesting read different but I really enjoyed this book I liked the factual glossary at the end, it helped make sense of the paranormal happenings throughout S Williams
- http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-psychic-affair-astrid-brow
5.0 out of 5 stars What an Amazing Read :-), January 15, 2014 By Sam - See all my reviews This review is from: A Psychic Affair: A Romantic Novel (Paperback) I found this book totally drew me in and couldn't wait to get to the next page to see what was going to happen! Brilliant book - a must have read :)
- http://www.amazon.com/A-Psychic-Affair-Astrid-Brown-ebook/pr

Top Customer Reviews on Amazon

Format: Paperback
Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Its thought provoking and humorous. Open your mind to a different way of thinking. Nothing is ever as straightforward as it appears. Looking forward to reading more of Astrid's work.

Format: Paperback
This is an amazing read and you really get into the characters in the book! This author is amazing at capturing the characters so you actually live and breath them, fantastic a must have read xxxx

Format: Kindle Edition
A great read and I must say I was pleasantly surprised so I will be buying again from this author

SOME OF MY BOOKS ON 'GOODREADS'

Astrid Brown's books on Goodreads
Enchanted Enchanted
ratings: 1 (avg rating 5.00)

A Psychic Affair: A Romantic Novel A Psychic Affair: A Romantic Novel
ratings: 1 (avg rating 5.00)

The journey to Spirit The journey to Spirit
ratings: 2 (avg rating 2.50)

The Journey to Spirit The Journey to Spirit
ratings: 2 (avg rating 4.00)

Kindle Readers

Astridestella Sensual Verse (Erotic Verse)

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