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Advice for emerging artists: "Don't work for free for rich people"

“Don’t work for free for rich people. Seriously. Don’t don’t don’t. Even if you can afford to, you’re fucking over the labor market for other creators. Haggling hard for money is actually a beneficial act for other freelancers, because it is a fight against the race to the bottom that’s happening online.”

Molly Crabapple’s 14 rules for creative success in the Internet age: http://boingboing.net/2014/11/04/molly-crabapples-rules-for-c.html


Yes. True. I had done this & realized my mistake. If you don’t charge, your art is not valued, because they have got it free.

right, that’s what capitalists think.