Copyright, Excerpts, Reprints, Blogs, News feeds

Do you see something that you like? Would you like to quote, publish, blog, distribute or repost one of our articles—or a portion of one?

All content at AWildDuck is copyright © by Ellery Davies.
Reprint and redistribution is permitted with restrictions…

We very much appreciate the added exposure of your newspaper, blog, class, op-ed or book and we give permission to copy our articles—in whole or in small excerpts. But, we request that you respect our copyright. Here are our reproduction guidelines.

If you meet the following conditions, you may quote or reprint our articles before contacting us. But, please send a link—or tell us where it was printed and distributed…


• Vulgar, Violence, Intolerance or Obscenity

Reproduction or excerpt is not permitted on any web site that posts or promotes violence, intolerance, obscenity or excessive profanity. Ask yourself if 5% of polled individuals are likely to deem the web site offensive, inflammatory, vulgar or obscene. If you have any doubt about determining suitability, contact us before you reprint.

• Republishing 1 or 2 paragraphs

Please cite the author’s name and AWildDuck.com (Depending on where you found the article, the author is either “Philip Raymond” or “Ellery Davies”). If the article is a guest editorial, contact us for reproduction rights.

A link to the original article must be preserved and obvious, including in the title

• Republishing 3 or more paragraphs—or paraphrasing articles

This is permitted, but in this case, you must (a) include the original title, (b) do not edit or abbreviate sentences, (c) Include the author’s full attribute, as shown at bottom of this LinkedIn reprint.

• Propagation of Copyright

Whenever reposting, republishing or distributing 3 or more paragraphs of content from AWildDuck, a copyright must appear at the bottom of each printed page or user screen. On web pages, it should link to this page: http://awildduck.com/?page_id=4930

… Where a link cannot be embedded, add the 2nd line, as shown here:

© Ellery Davies, 2011~2018
For reprints: http://awildduck.com/?page_id=4930