Blogs are free. Podcasts are free. Why not e-books? Umm…. Because I hope people think they shouldn’t be?
Derek Thompson takes a thoughtful look at the arguments for and against writing for free:
This discussion typically ping-pongs between two extremes: (1) It’s deeply unjust and insulting to ask people for free work, including free writing; and (2) If you don’t want to write for free, then just don’t, end of story. These are easy and attractive answers, but the question is deeper.
Hmm. For now I’ll stand with Dr. Johnson. Available now for the low low price* of just $2.99!
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