All work submitted in the "Poetry" category must be your original work. Poetry based on pre-existing worlds or characters or plotlines should be posted in the Fan Fiction forum. The staff at The RPG Collective take intellectual property laws very seriously and if copyright is violated in any way, consequences will follow. Yes, the staff do checks for copyright violations.
If a story or poem has foul language, suggestive scenes, violence or other mature themes, please add "Mature Themes - " and the type of theme to the post title For example, if a story was to be submitted dealing with any kind of addiction, it may be posted as "My Story: Mature Themes - Drug References.
Do not post in a thread that is not your own. If you have any reviews or comments on a particular piece of work to give to the author, PM them. However, please do not mass PM them. Likewise, if you are an author and are receiving pointless, or rude, PM's from someone, please contact the forum moderator or site administrator via PM with the details. Please include a copy of the PM(s) you received.