Re: Fun rejection
- From: Eric Ammadon <email_addr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 06:08:01 -0600
Nicky <nicky.matthews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Jun 18, 11:17 am, Eric Ammadon <email_a...@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
if there's not a clear market for it then creating it for sale is whatThere is a lotIf you create something to sell you ought to be able to sell it, and
I'd call "delusionary".
Many professional writers work with publishers/agents to tailor their
work to a perception of what the market might want.
It is also the case that as with all creative activites the stuff that
no one thought they wanted turns out to be exactly what they needed so
there is a market for the new as well as the familiar - deciding
which new is the hard part. Some books are innovative and their
particular qualities create a new market.
At least if I'm making welded sculptures from
chunks of junk, I can always take it to the junk dealer and get the
price of the scrap; it isn't much, but it's something.
? What has that to do with anything?
equities business there's the concept of a "market maker", which seems
entirely absent from the book world. It's curious that it can work at
all, I suppose that the greener grass viewed across the fence of
delusion is sufficiently pretty to keep the rubes jumping at it.
I have no idea what you are talking about. People write books, they
get paid and the books are published usually in paper form, other
people read them. Some of the books are good, some bad. Where is the
Where is the delusion?
"People write books, they get paid and the books are published usually
in paper form..."
That's the delusion right there. People write books, they send them
to publishers, they get discouraged, they flip hamburgers. You, or
someone else (I forget now), explained that in another post this
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