brothercyst: STORIES & MONEY

Thursday, April 01, 2010

STORIES & MONEY

Roxane Gay writes an appreciation of story & narrative.

Christopher Higgs writes a rebuttal.

(I'm in Roxane's camp here.)

She also writes a bit about the economics, wrt a fascinating exchange between Steve Almond and an editor/agent who asks him to contribute to an anthology but won't pay him.

Speaking of which, here's an agent's blog post from 2008 containing a breakdown of how a common advance is paid out.