The median salary for a full-time writer in the US is $20,300, well below the poverty line.
Never feel bad about self promotion or asking for money to survive in the hell that is capitalism.
Even an average writer or other creator provides more net value to the world than the 'best' capitalist, AKA labor-thief and planet-destroyer.
I read this yesterday, and it's a tragedy. Without any incentive for quality writing and journalism, corporate and government entities are free to act maliciously without fear of being exposed. Journalism will continue to become centralized, owned by the same entities that the press is meant to keep in check.
@danwallace Yep 100%. With writing and journalism paying starvation-wages, it's the Golden Age for malice.
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