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** If your work is not yet published, you may make a single article in DarthWiki/DarthWiki, indexed in DarthWiki/UnpublishedWorks. This article may not have crosswicks or subpages.


The fact that you are the creator of a work gives you no special rights over how that work is handled on this wiki. The fic (song, video, comic, whatever) is yours, but the articles here are ''ours''. When you published your work, you released it into the world to be read, remarked on, and analysed. Just as you are free to claim ownership on your fiction, we are claiming ownership on our analysis ''of'' your story.

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The fact that you are the creator of a work gives you no special rights over how that work is handled on this wiki. The fic (song, video, comic, whatever) [=/=] song [=/=] video [=/=] comic [=/=] whatever is yours, but the articles here are ''ours''. When you published your work, you released it into the world to be read, remarked on, and analysed. Just as you are free to claim ownership on your fiction, we are claiming ownership on our analysis ''of'' your story.



Please do not even request that we cut a page on your work. Just because you wish to disown your work or you changed your mind about publishing, it does not give you the right to throw away our efforts at cataloguing examples of tropes. Especially if the work is still publicly accessible.

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Please do not even request that we cut a page on your work. Just because you wish to disown your work or you changed your mind about publishing, it does not give you the right to throw away our efforts at cataloguing examples of tropes. Especially tropes, especially if the work is still publicly accessible.


* You may not ask (never mind demand) that other people edit articles about your or your work on your behalf.

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* You may not ask (never mind demand) request or demand that other people create or edit articles about your you or your work on your behalf.work, except as noted above.

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* You may not ask (never mind demand) that other people edit articles about your or your work on your behalf.


The fact that you are the creator of a work gives you no special rights over how that work is handled on this wiki. The fic (song, video, comic, whatever) is yours, but the articles published here are ''ours''. When you publicly published your work, you released it into the world to be read, remarked on, and analysed. Just as you are free to claim ownership on your fiction, we are claiming ownership on our analysis ''of'' your story.

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The fact that you are the creator of a work gives you no special rights over how that work is handled on this wiki. The fic (song, video, comic, whatever) is yours, but the articles published here are ''ours''. When you publicly published your work, you released it into the world to be read, remarked on, and analysed. Just as you are free to claim ownership on your fiction, we are claiming ownership on our analysis ''of'' your story.


We need to make this policy clear: The fact that you are the creator of a work gives you no special rights over how that work is handled on this wiki. The fic (song, video, comic, whatever) is yours, but the article here is '''ours'''. When you published that work, either online or otherwise, you released it into the world to be read, remarked on, and analysed.

You quite expressly do ''not'' have the right to have our page taken down because you wish to disown your work or because you don't like the tropes we have found in it. The fact that you have changed your mind about publishing now does not give you the right to throw away our work.

You also expressly do ''not'' have the right to remove tropes because you don't like them, or add tropes because you meant to use them. Nor do you have any right to expect that our editors will submit their edits to you for pre-approval.

Please do not even request that we cut a page on your work.

Be very clear that this applies to any work, not just fanfics.

For approximately the opposite end of the interacting-with-your-own-work spectrum, see Administrivia/AutoEroticTroping. For how articles ''about'' creators are handled, see Administrivia/CreatorPageGuidelines.

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We need to make this policy clear: The fact that you are the creator of a work gives you no special rights over how that work is handled on this wiki. The fic (song, video, comic, whatever) is yours, but the article here is '''ours'''. When you articles published that here are ''ours''. When you publicly published your work, either online or otherwise, you released it into the world to be read, remarked on, and analysed.

You quite expressly do ''not'' have the right to have our page taken down because
analysed. Just as you wish are free to disown claim ownership on your work or because you don't like the tropes fiction, we have found in it. The fact that you have changed are claiming ownership on our analysis ''of'' your mind about publishing now does story.

Because they are ''our'' articles, you do
not give you the right to throw away our work.

You also expressly do ''not''
have the right to remove examples of tropes because you don't like them, or that we found in your story. You do not have the right to add tropes because that you meant intended to use them. Nor occur in the story, until those examples actually happen in the published work. You do you not have any right to expect that our editors will submit their edits to you for pre-approval.

pre-approval or demand edits on your behalf from your fans.

Please do not even request that we cut a page on your work.

Be very clear that this
work. Just because you wish to disown your work or you changed your mind about publishing, it does not give you the right to throw away our efforts at cataloguing examples of tropes. Especially if the work is still publicly accessible.

This policy
applies to any type of work, not just fanfics.

fanfics. For approximately the opposite end of the interacting-with-your-own-work spectrum, see Administrivia/AutoEroticTroping. For guidance on how articles ''about'' creators are handled, to make an article about a specific creator, see Administrivia/CreatorPageGuidelines.



* You may '''request''' removal of content that is hostile or defamatory towards yourself or your work, but we hold final discretion as to what falls into those categories.

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* You may '''request''' removal of content that you believe is hostile or defamatory towards yourself or your work, but we hold final discretion as to what falls into those categories.



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* You may '''request''' removal of content that is hostile or defamatory towards yourself or your work, but we hold final discretion as to what falls into those categories.


In some cases we may reproduce portions of your work: images, video, and text. These are typically covered under Fair Use. We have [[Administrivia/AboutImagesAndCopyright a strict policy for copyright and plagiarism]]. If we aren't holding up our end, such as by reproducing large portions of your work or by failing to attribute your work, please let us know via our [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contact.php contact form]]. DMCA claims should follow our [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/dmca.php DMCA policy]] or they may be rejected.

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In some cases we may reproduce portions of your work: images, video, and text. These are typically covered under Fair Use. We have [[Administrivia/AboutImagesAndCopyright a strict policy for copyright and plagiarism]]. If we aren't holding up our end, such as by reproducing large portions of your work or by failing to attribute your work, please let us know via our [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contact.php contact form]]. DMCA Legal claims should follow our [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/dmca.php DMCA policy]] or they may be rejected.


* By "yourself", we mean your public identity as a writer, actor, producer, artist, musician, etc.

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* By "yourself", we mean your public identity as a writer, actor, producer, artist, musician, developer, etc.


What, you're still reading? Okay, let's go over specific do's and don'ts for creators.

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What, you're still reading? Okay, let's go over specific do's and don'ts for creators.
creators. First, some definitions.

* By "yourself", we mean your public identity as a writer, actor, producer, artist, musician, etc.
* By "your work", we mean art, words, music, video, code, etc. that you produced, created, participated in creating, acted, or are otherwise credited in.



First, you may hold intellectual property rights to your work, including copyright. That is ''your'' work: the specific art, words, music, video, code, etc. that you created or participated in creating. The articles on TV Tropes are ''our'' intellectual property: the original writing of our own users. You do not own the words on the page, because you did not write them.

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First, you You may hold intellectual property rights to your work, including copyright. That is ''your'' work: the specific art, words, music, video, code, etc. that you created or participated in creating.copyright. The articles on TV Tropes are ''our'' intellectual property: the original writing of our own users. You do not own the words on the page, because you did not write them.



As a creator, you have the following rights on TV Tropes. By "yourself", we mean your public identity as a writer, actor, producer, etc. By "your work", we mean a work that you hold a copyright and/or intellectual property interest in, and/or that you are credited in.

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As a creator, you have the following rights on TV Tropes. By "yourself", we mean your public identity as a writer, actor, producer, etc. By "your work", we mean a work that you hold a copyright and/or intellectual property interest in, and/or that you are credited in.\n


As a creator, you have the following rights on TV Tropes. By "yourself", we mean your identity as a writer, actor, producer, etc. By "your work", we mean a work that you hold a copyright and/or intellectual property interest in, and/or that you are credited in.

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As a creator, you have the following rights on TV Tropes. By "yourself", we mean your public identity as a writer, actor, producer, etc. By "your work", we mean a work that you hold a copyright and/or intellectual property interest in, and/or that you are credited in.


As a creator, you have the following rights regarding your work. By "your" work, we mean that you hold a copyright or intellectual property interest in it and/or that you are credited in it.

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As a creator, you have the following rights regarding your work. on TV Tropes. By "your" work, "yourself", we mean your identity as a writer, actor, producer, etc. By "your work", we mean a work that you hold a copyright or and/or intellectual property interest in it in, and/or that you are credited in it.
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What, you're still reading? Okay, let's go over specific do's and don'ts for creators and articles about themselves and their work.

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What, you're still reading? Okay, let's go over specific do's and don'ts for creators and articles about themselves and their work.
creators.


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In some cases we may reproduce portions of your work: images, video, and text. These are typically covered under Fair Use. We have [[Administrivia/AboutImagesAndCopyright a strict policy]] for handling copyright and plagiarism. If we aren't holding up our end, such as by reproducing large portions of your work or by failing to attribute your work, please let us know via our [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contact.php contact form]]. DMCA claims should follow our [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/dmca.php DMCA policy]] or they may be rejected.

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In some cases we may reproduce portions of your work: images, video, and text. These are typically covered under Fair Use. We have [[Administrivia/AboutImagesAndCopyright a strict policy]] policy for handling copyright and plagiarism.plagiarism]]. If we aren't holding up our end, such as by reproducing large portions of your work or by failing to attribute your work, please let us know via our [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/contact.php contact form]]. DMCA claims should follow our [[https://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/dmca.php DMCA policy]] or they may be rejected.



A reminder: Copying your own original writing and using it on TV Tropes is not permitted. See "self-plagiarism" in the policy page linked earlier.

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A reminder: Copying your own original writing and using it on TV Tropes is not permitted. See "self-plagiarism" in the copyright policy page linked earlier.

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