An ethical question involving ebooks

I recently purchased a short story from Fictionwise, which was not DRM’ed, so I could easily get it into a form where I could read it on my Sony eReader. Thanks to that short story, I was introduced to an author, and a character, which I found very engaging....

How to properly support writers/artists?

Russell Coker, commenting on my last blog, and apparently after exploring some of the links stemming from the SFWA kerfuflle, apparently stumbled on a post from former SFWA VP Howard V. Hendrix, where he took the amazing position (for a SF writer) that he hated the...

Whack the Gopher

I recently came across three very well written and very thoughtful blog postings by Rick Cook (author of the Wiz Zumwalt Wizardry series): Copyrights, Whack-the-Gopher, and SFWA — Why I Quit The Economics of Theft: Son of Whack the Gopher WHACK THE GOPHER III:...