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My own work- not able to use?

  1. bephreee profile image61
    bephreeeposted 5 years ago

    This is new for me. I am trying to get things going with writing small articles for small paper in Lansing, MI. This is my very first time even doing this, I will continue to write for the paper. I wanted to attempted to use my own article for Hub pages it will not let me use my own material.

    1. bephreee profile image61
      bephreeeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you all for your help. Got it (  :

  2. paradigmsearch profile image93
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Alas, duplicate content is a no-no; even your own. smile

  3. Anti-Valentine profile image95
    Anti-Valentineposted 5 years ago

    Self-plagiarism, as they call it. It's either one or the other, not both. You can easily go in to more detail on HubPages though. You could have several hubs on one topic, even.

  4. Stacie L profile image89
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    It has to be original work-online and off,apparently.wink

  5. Sally's Trove profile image83
    Sally's Troveposted 5 years ago


    Doesn't matter whether you are the original author or not.

  6. SmartAndFun profile image97
    SmartAndFunposted 5 years ago

    Chances are your editor at the paper doesn't want you doing this, either. I know the editor of the little paper I write for wants all of his paper's content to be unique and not to appear anywhere else.

    Maybe you could rework your newspaper articles, giving them a slightly different slant, different quotes, different photos, etc. and then post the new ones on HP.