The last couple of days have been very interesting. It’s not everyday an author recieves a cease and desist letter from a live performance group for using the words “fighting gravity”.
If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check out the article on The Passive Voice for the short version of events. He also gives a very good explanation of how trademarks work. Needless to say, a lot of authors were a little annoyed by this and rallied to support Leah Petersen. Thankfully, things have worked out. According to Leah Petersen, the excitement is over.
This is one of those times when I’m proud to be a writer. We tend to support one another when our rights are about to be trampled on and that’s the way it should be.