East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai

Pay the writer… in real money

Leave a comment

Science fiction, fantasy and horror bloggers in Italy have just been told by a local publisher

some of your stuff is very good… not good enough for us to pay it, but certainly good enough for us to publish it

As someone that is trying to make a living out of writing, I find such offers plain offensive.
And I would have written a good post on the subject… but then I remembered Wil Wheaton already said it all.

So check out his post:

you can’t pay your rent with “the unique platform and reach our site provides”

Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

Leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.