Re: Fear of Life (was Microsoft, Automation)

ChuckKuecker (
Wed, 6 May 1998 08:33:41 -0500 (CDT)

At 21:26 5/5/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Things authors generally don't do now: charge real money for
>autographs and appearances (usually they just tour to support
>book sales), host online forums for buyers of their books,
>sell advertising space in their books, rework stories from
>other books or other media in their own style, offer buyers
>of authorized editions special access to future works or
>other works of the same publisher. I'm sure there are more.
>A few are probably done to some small degree already, but
>generally they are not done because pubishers can more
>easily exploit the current system.

Have you seen ? Just what you are proposing.

Chuck Kuecker