Ann Emmert Abbott
It is sad that the generation to which this girl belongs was raised on the “remix” model of creativity.
Her statement Theres no such thing as originality anyway, just authenticity blew me so far away, I just had to tweet about it http://twitter.com/GLHancock/status/9064625158 when I read it two days ago:
Since when does authenticity = plagiarism? #writing 10:06 AM Feb 13th from Echofon right after I tweeted:
There’s no such thing as originality anyway, just authenticity. ~ Plagiarist Helene Hegemann See
Author, 17, Says Its Mixing, Not Plagiarism – Outsized praise for a new novel quickly turned to a torrent of outrage as its young German author admitted to using full passages from another work.
10:05 AM Feb 13th from Echofon