Use my posts, but credit me

I want you to share my posts with other people, through any medium in any format, according to the restrictions described on this page.

In addition, if you republish or use an excerpt, I’d appreciate it if you’d tell me so I can feel proud! Unless you’re using my writing to show poor writing, in which case I’d rather not know.

Technical: The License

Rather than “Copyright” my blog posts, or mark them “all rights reserved,” I use the Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International. (Official license summary.) Creative Commons License

  • Attribution: You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
  • NonCommercial: You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
  • NoDerivatives: If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you may not distribute the modified material.

Excerpts

Without specific permission from me, you may publish (online or in print) a quotation of up to 100 words. To do so, you must attribute me (see below). I’m almost certain to allow you a longer quotation, just ask!

Attribution/citation

To attribute (or cite) one of my blog posts, please include the title, author, source, and license, like this:

[Insert title of the post & its URL] by Kim Brookes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Commercial Use

If you are interested in using my work for profit, you must obtain my permission.

CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Use my posts, but credit me by Kim Brookes is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at Permission to Use.