At the holiday season, I like to buy local or handmade. Here is a revisit to an article about that.
Having just wrapped up a very long serial “short story”, I have a moment to step back and decide what to blog on next here at Cereal Authors. Usually the topics involve writing, reading, or the like; however, I have been wanting to touch on something for a long time: The support and respect of artists.
I’m not here to condemn or remonstrate anyone. But, many artists (writers are included in this as writing is an art) feel undervalued in society as a whole. I speak with many on a near daily basis and the general consensus is that the hours and effort we put into our work is not always valued the same as, say, a factory made item at a store. There is the common meme of the coffee cup price compared to an ebook price. Which one took longer and was harder to make? Let’s guess.
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