In this episode, we learn about an author who plagarized a spy novel, an Old Order Amish mother of 8 who writes a newspaper column, and a story by Roman Mars of 99% invisible.
Quentin Rowan's spy novel, Assassin of Secrets, debuted to critical acclaim last November. Soon after, Google-savvy readers began to realize that Rowan had stolen nearly every word from other spy novels.
Kevin Williams tells The Story's Phoebe Judge how he convinced this Amish family to write about themselves, and the trouble of making a newspaper column without electricity.
In 2001, Delfin Vigil was walking in San Francisco and passed a name scratched into the concrete, "Nikko." After seeing it once, Delfin began to see it everywhere.
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