Posted by: laudyms | June 7, 2009

Giving It Away: The Impact of Free Labor

publishing

When I came across this article about writing, it evoked some recent experiences of many here. This sentence especially grabbed me:

What I can’t abide is private, advertising-funded sites soliciting repeat, free submissions and offering their writers nothing but a byline

Don’t get me wrong, this doesn’t apply to CotoCrew, no one here is trying to make a living off of others and we all know what we write is freely offered to cyberspace.  But it’s well worth thinking about.

Read article by Darrell Etherington here


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