San Ramon, CA asked in Copyright for California

Q: I think it would be fun to mirror-write the saccharine babysitters club series so that it's about a witch/vampire club.

I think it would be fun to mirror-write the saccharine babysitters club series so that it's about a witch/vampire club instead. This would mean different characters, genders, and a different genre, but the writing structure would be mirrored. For example, the original says:

Need a babysitter?

Save time!

Call The Babysitters Club

and reach four experienced baby-sitters

Mine would say:

Need a witch?

Never fear!

The Dark Heart Society is here.

Leave your request at the hollow oak and the answer will appear.

How likely am I to get away with this? Is it satire? Different enough?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II
  • Newport Beach, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You need to confer with a local copyright attorney.

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