Good practice in FM content creation: how Creative Commons contributes

Image: Sharing music. Roman style by Ed Yourdon, generously made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY NC-SA 2.0) licence. Source: Flickr. This post is the sixth in a series called Sharing FM. When planning this series of posts, I envisaged it culminating in a showcase of good practice regarding use of Creative Commons … Continue reading Good practice in FM content creation: how Creative Commons contributes

Supporting creativity in FM content: how to use Creative Commons

Image: Sharing music. Roman style by Ed Yourdon, generously made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY NC-SA 2.0) licence. Source: Flickr.   This post is the fifth in a series called Sharing FM. So far this series of posts has focused on questions of creativity – specifically regarding the sharing of each other’s … Continue reading Supporting creativity in FM content: how to use Creative Commons

The silver lining for FM content

Image: Sharing music. Roman style by Ed Yourdon, generously made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY NC-SA 2.0) licence. Source: Flickr. This post is the fourth in a series called Sharing FM. You write an FM blog. You’d like to incorporate other people’s content – their photographs or diagrams, for example. But you … Continue reading The silver lining for FM content

FM content: isn’t it good to share?

Image: Sharing music. Roman style by Ed Yourdon, generously made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY NC-SA 2.0) licence. Source: Flickr.   This post is the third in a series called Sharing FM. If you’ve read the previous post in this series, you’ll know that I think there’s a problem concerning the business … Continue reading FM content: isn’t it good to share?

Online festival of FM content

Image: 2012 Latin Festival by Sangudo, generously made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) licence. Source: flickr.   This post is the first in a series called Sharing FM. Blog posts can consist of nothing but words. Typically, though, they include images of some form – photographs, in-game videos, tactical diagrams, GIFs, … Continue reading Online festival of FM content

If you are an FM content creator, are you running a risk?

Du Malone writes: The field of content creation around FM is flourishing. There are podcasts, videos, livestreams, designs (kits, logos, skins), and databases. Blogging, in particular, is booming, FM Library's burgeoning list shows. All of which is great -- but I do have one concern: people may, in their enthusiasm, be disrespecting intellectual property (IP) rights … Continue reading If you are an FM content creator, are you running a risk?

Introductory guidance on blogging

Du Malone writes: On the page about guest posts I mentioned that we're open to suggestions for guest posts from people who are considering blogging about FM but who have yet to start. Here, for anyone who's new to blogging, I thought I'd set out some introductory advice. Protocol Here are my recommendations: Decide on … Continue reading Introductory guidance on blogging