Archive for December, 2011

Every novelist worth his Mont Blanc has to know something about libel law. In fact, anyone with a mouth, an opinion and an inclination to express it should, because there are a lot of thin-skinned people out there, and even more hungry lawyers. So today I’m going to talk a little about insults. [NOTE: The […]


The Winters of Our Discontent  Today I have the rare opportunity to blog on a subject that combines all three of my current professional occupations: fiction, music and law. In my internet meandering, I notice this question is asked over and over: Can you use the likeness of a famous person in your creative work, […]