Parrots are extremely intelligent and can live a long time. Furthermore, a lot of birds are extremely beautiful. Plus there's the very concept of flight – and they're so casual about it!
Never, ever use the word 'by' unless you are referring to an 'edited by' line. Otherwise, just use your name as the author name. Don't believe me? Go to a bookstore or Amazon and look at what's out there.
Yes, a publisher will edit your work. But if your work is impossible to read, due to typos, improper punctuation, spelling errors, etc., then it's highly likely the person(s) who passes along manuscripts from the slush pile for further consideration will just toss yours into the circular file.
Just because you can right-click an image or take a screenshot does not mean you have the right to just take it. And do not get me started on wiping off someone else's photographic watermark. Just don't do it. Don't be a jerk.
So currently, my intention, for next year’s NaNoWriMo, is that I am going to start writing the third trilogy of three in the Time Addicts/Obolonks universe. But I will need to iron out the plot! And as I look at what I've got written and its loose ends, I will try to formulate … something. We'll see.