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To what extent should we have a creative licence?

‘Public Domain Day’, otherwise known as New Year’s Day , marks the expired copyright on texts entering the public domain. A. A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh, Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises and Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd to name a few released in 2022. The significance of giving way to creative licence can be seen in the development since The Great Gatsby’s release in the US in 2021, with 34 new print editions published in the past year and the development of a television adaptation by Michael Hirst.

Why Germans Don’t Joke

By Luise Werner Source of puzzle picture Between the UK and Germany You might say Germans just don’t have any humour. I’m saying we draw an invisible, hard-to-define line where funny stops […]

The Art Form of the Tinder Bio

If someone asked me where the most revolutionary writing I’ve seen recently is, I would stop them as they walked over to Waterstones and direct them to the App Store. Tinder has created a new genre of writing: the Tinder Bio.