Quote Originally Posted by Dave Miller View Post
You havn't missed a thing Roger, I was writing from a personal point of view. If you write for enjoyment nothing is lost, however the constant devaluation of one's efforts should not be ignored.
Dear Dave,

I totally agree with that -- but of course one of the things that forces down the 'day rate' is the number of people who are willing to work for little or nothing, and can afford to do so because they have a secure salaried job. Or, in the case of another journalist I know, three substantial pensions...