RE: Author still frustrated

From: Eric Neilsen ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/15/05-02:17:04 PM Z
Message-id: <>

Bob, Perhaps instead of giving it all away free, you could excerpt your
article on your web site, an offer a more complete version for purchase as a
download or e-book. You are in a unique position to value your work today
and you hold the key. Good luck.

Eric Neilsen Photography
4101 Commerce Street
Suite 9
Dallas, TX 75226
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert W. Schramm []
> Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 10:50 AM
> To:
> Subject: Author still frustrated
> Thanks to all members of the list who responded. I would seem that the
> guys
> at PhotoTechniques are not "gentlemen." I think I will not waste any more
> time on them. Also I will let my subscription expire.
> As to the idea of publishing on the web, all I can say is that with the
> exception of scientific papers that I have poublished, for which one is
> not
> traditionally paid, I have been renumerated for my books and articles ---
> and rightly so. I did do a short version of some articles on special
> processes for some web sites, but this is a polished and profusely
> illistrated article which I am not about to give away free. Also, any
> alternate process printer who writes to me about the processes I do will
> receive a
> response and hellp, if I can provide it. I don't give my artwork away free
> except to friends and family so, why should I give this work away.
> It certainly nice to be able to get free and valuable information on the
> internet. I could say the same about this list, but that does not mean
> that
> I am oblidged to give away everything I know. I spent
> 40 years of my life as a college professor giving information to students.
> I
> was paid to do this and the students paid tuition to be in my classroom. A
> former member of this list who I will identify as
> Louis N. once gave me this advice, "Don't tell everything you know."
> Best wishes to all,
> Bob Schramm
> Check out my web page at:
Received on Sat Jan 15 14:17:08 2005

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : 02/01/05-09:28:08 AM Z CST