It's a good day.
Plagiarism is said to be rare, but it does happen. It’s a lousy and lazy thing to do. It’s theft and it’s criminal.
Having someone else pass off your hard work as his or her own is a writer’s nightmare. Fortunately, it’s usually a groundless one.
But it did happen to an Edmonton-based playwright David Belke. He suspected something and checked it thoroughly.
Today’s Edmonton Journal has a front-page story about it.
Jack L. Herman of Kent, Ohio got caught.
Here’s more on it in the Edmonton Journal’s Sunday Reader section.
Ya gotta love what this guy did for an honest living.