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Every Independent Creator Needs A Statement of Ethics

It’s not uncommon to find a statement of ethics on the website of a corporation or other organization. They’re created for legal reasons as often as to declare the intentions or motivations of the body in question. In some cases, an ethics statement or...

A Snapshot Of My Email Newsletter Community

I’ve maintained a community of email newsletter subscribers for many years. Until a couple of weeks ago, I’d never formally surveyed that community to learn more about them. In this post, I’ll share the results of that survey for two primary reasons:...

An Unexpected Need For A New Home Office Workstation

Back in April of 2011, I was making just over fifty thousand dollars a year as an interactive marketing producer helping entertainment companies promote their movies and television shows online. Like most of my co-workers at that particular digital agency, I was...

Pay What You Want: Month Three Report

December, 2014 marked the third month I’ve offered my books, short stories, non-fiction, and music—really, everything I make and sell on my site except my freelance services—on a pay what you want basis. I know there are lots of folks using pay what...

My Creativity Plan For 2015

In a recent episode of The DIY Endeavors Podcast, I asked listeners to share their plan for 2015 in terms of creative success. I promised I would do the same before the year was out. The time has come! In the interest of maximum distribution and transparency,...

An Invitation To Patronage, or, Stage-Diving Into The Community

I’ve just made it possible for you to be a patron of my creative endeavors on a monthly basis in any amount you’d like. I hope you’ll take some time to check out the details of how to be a patron, including all the rewards available at the different...