Tag: Writers

It’s the pits

If Gustav Dore did photography. According to Dante, the Great Inferno has nine circles (I checked on Wikipedia – such is my commitment to this blog).  It’s pretty standard fare: Limbo, Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Wrath, Heresy, Violence, Fraud and Treachery. Notable residents, of interest to writers, apparently include Homer, Ovid, Lancelot and Guinevere. Having detoured …

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Compensation: nil – writers’ revolt

Some time ago I posted about the lamentable state of affairs, whereby writers are encouraged to work for nothing on the basis that this will give them experience and raise their profile. That profile presumably being of someone who doesn’t think they have sufficient experience and who will therefore work for nothing.See http://alongthewritelines.blogspot.com/2010/01/compensation-nil.html Since then, …

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