The economics of art

THIS IS A REPOST FROM MY WRITING BLOG, CHAZZWRITES.COM. IT PROVED SO POPULAR I THOUGHT I’D REPOST IT HERE FOR PEOPLE WHO FOLLOW THIS BLOG ALONE. ~ CHAZZ A forum post out of the cyber-ether really irritated me, and not just because the person who posted was biased against self-publishing. She was horribly misinformed and self-centered. Her complaint is about “all these self-published authors begging for likes on their Facebook pages” and that apparently angered her…

"The economics of art"

I quit my day job: I write, therefore I might be.

Welcome to AllThatChazz.com. Last November 1, I quit my job to write full-time. I published two (great!) short story collections, a (powerful!) novella and a bunch of (surprising!) short stories. Soon, the novels will arrive. Brace yourself. I write twisty and twisted stories with gut punch endings, humour and intriguing strangeness. This, friends, is a race. Will I run out of money before the books catch on? Will the inertia of my mid-life crisis run…

"I quit my day job: I write, therefore I might be."

Technical problems resolved

The tech problems with my podcast players have been resolved, though I honestly don’t know how that happened. I was halfway through the goat sacrifice and the Wizzard players came back. Hm. It is a “Wizzard” player, so magic might be involved. Perhaps the software sensed my intentions. My friend Dave Jackson from the School of Podcasting (@DaveJackson) will probably chat with me this afternoon and explain why I shouldn’t be at all confused. I’ll…

"Technical problems resolved"