[LMB] SF for various generations

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Dec 28 15:14:00 GMT 2015


> On Dec 28, 2015, at 8:09 AM, Paula Lieberman <paal at filker.org> wrote:
> 
> Other writers have abandoned series because they got dropped by publishers, because they got offered much larger advances for writing other stuff, or other reasons.   Writing commercially means having to meet what the industry is willing to pay for and what buyers will purchase.

It isn’t just money.    Someone as wealthy as Rowling has incentive to write what people want to read.

And discipline varies from person to person.    Some need outside deadlines in order to write.   Others need outside deadlines in order to stop writing (and re-writing).


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