Daily Archives: March 12, 2008

Next I’m Going to Ask for a Pony

You’ll recall a few days ago we were chatting here about literary “one hit wonders”: authors who made an impression on just a few works. One author who got mentioned quite a bit was Barry Hughart, author of Bridge of Birds and two other books featuring Master Li and Number Ten Ox. Well, as more […]

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The Problem With 1,000 True Fans

Former Wired Editor and current Web thinker Kevin Kelly recently caused the creative sectors of the Web to spazz out a bit with his article “1,000 True Fans,” in which he posits that what a creative person needs to do in order to have a fiscally comfortable life is not try for millions of fans […]

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