The Politics of Free Part 2

Giving away free stuff on the internet is either the best thing ever or the worst from a business standpoint. In this post I’m going to look at the benefits of a price point so low it’s nonexistent for various types of digital media. The following post picks up right where the previous one left off.

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The Politics of Free Part 1

Giving away free stuff on the internet is either the best thing ever or the worst from a business standpoint. In the next couple of posts I’m going to look at the good and bad of a price point so low it’s nonexistent for various types of digital media. Maybe next week, I’ll even delve into piracy and you, if I’ve still got the stomach for the topic.

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Everyone Fails – At First.

Everyone’s first book sucks – and I do mean that almost as broadly as it sounds (there are a very few exceptions to this rule.) Writing is a craft that takes a lot of trial and error. The first time you finish a novel is an important moment, a giant hurdle behind you – and just the tip of the writing iceberg.

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Just A Post

This is just a post to let everyone know I’ve reached – and passed – the midpoint for Book 2 in the Four Horsemen series. Just a quick post to say it’s going along strong now and I’m hoping for a release very soon. A tiny post to say look forward to it folks, “InThe Absense of Famine” will be hitting ebooks near you very soon indeed.

What Are Your Standards?

Standards, every artist has them and each set varies from artist to artist. Some might seem a little shallow from the casual observer (like never accepting less than a certain dollar value for your work) but to the artist who holds them they’re always vital. It’s these standards and our attachment to them that helps bring fort the weight of fear into our work. The thought that we can’t reach our standards of excellence, weights down every word, every brushstroke and every moment of an artist’s life.

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