thread: 2012-03-13 : Indie POV pt 2: Does It Pay?

On 2012-03-13, Simon R wrote:

@Vincent My astronaut talk was also intended as a complement in addition marking you as a rarity, or I might have compared you to hen's teeth. But still, locked and loaded!

I accept that you did better than a well paid freelancer - just not astromically $2.00 a word versus 6c a word better. I think an answer to this is a matter of fact rather than opinion, so I will have to dig out more data, though Pelgrane alone makes use of three such freelancers. I can't imagine we are untypical, though I accept that may be lack of imagination.  As I said, I think it's likely that you personally better paid than most top freelancers on an hourly basis.

My central though contention was this, "that most COPs earn less for their time (if you want to measure it that way) than work-for-hire freelance writers."

Is this something you dispute?


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