Inspiration vs. Influence: Using What We Know

Column by Brian Allen Carr
A discussion of how writers take, steal and borrow content, and why.

Creative Influence Isn't an Excuse for Plagiarism

Column by Daniel Hope March 13, 2014
Combinatorial creativity means that our work is a combination of all the influences and experiences in our lives, but it can't be used as an excuse for plagiarism, as Shia LaBeouf so perfectly shows.