I swear I came up with the idea for the book first. Okay, maybe I didn’t come up with the exact idea, but I have been working on a dystopic nation that sections itself off into provinces where people have to fight for survival. Of course, all of the properties of this new “world” are entirely in my head and not written down. So the lesson is – get it written and published so that you, too, can have a huge opening weekend at the box office for the movie adaptation of your book. Many, including myself, ask the question whether or not ideas are more derivative rather than original? I came up with an idea a couple of years ago, developed it, and…