The Value of Stories

We've talked before on this blog about the worth of the writer, and lamented about places that expect writers to provide content for little or no money, often trying to entice new writers with the idea of gaining clips and getting 'exposure.' Paper mills and content mills (like Helium) suck writers, desperate to be published … Continue reading The Value of Stories

I Boldly Went

Where everyone was going today: Back to the stores. I have never in my life ventured out on the day after Christmas, but I felt a burning urge to get out of the house today. The weather, while not idyllic, was not bad. It was a bit blustery and chilly, but sunny and dry. Good … Continue reading I Boldly Went

Publishing of the Future

io9 has an article on a recent publishing conference, the O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference which was held in New York back in February. The author of the io9 article quotes John Scalzi, author of Old Man's War, talking about blogging and building a community of readers, vs. simply rushing to put up … Continue reading Publishing of the Future