I have the perfect poem for this - except I sold it to Yours for £10 and so lost copyright. Short sighted of me. It was a guaranteed winner!I shall just have to write another one.
I thought we had copyright to our poems that appear in YOURS Babs? They're published mainly in the reader's letters pages, but when I queried this about one of mine that appeared in the Yours yearbook, Marion said I still held copyright. They award a £10 gift voucher for publication of a poem.Sharon.
Thanks, Sharon. I never really gave it a lot of thought. I just assumed I should treat a poem the same as I treat a story sold to Yours. But there is nothing on the letters page to say they take copyright, nor in the letter they send out with the £10 voucher. Whereas with a story you do get a postcard which specifies ‘all rights’. Bea
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