"While I have had my ups and downs over the years, since I took your class and started using your framework, I am finally creating some work I am willing to share" she said. "In that vein I have been investigating some of the social network sites that allow for feedback and submissions. The sites have been clear about the work submitted not falling into the 'published' category, so that has been addressed.
"I am wondering, however, if I need to be doing something specific to protect my intellectual property.
The three sites Patricia is considering are authonomy by Harper Collins, Scribophile by Turkey Sandwich, and Critique Circle by Dorrance Publishing.