It didn’t make sense to me: why are writers so undervalued, when people who catch footballs and run with them earn $5-20M a year?
Imagine if civil engineers worked for free. They’d probably do a shabby job, leave work at noon, and say, ‘oh well, you never paid me,’ whenever their bridges collapse. As authors, we owe it to ourselves and to future generations to put a price tag on our hard work. Free