Scott and I discuss “outsider art” and its correlation (if any) to the publishing business. We discuss the difference, if any, between a “writer” and an “aspiring writer.” We talk about the need (or uselessness) of a gatekeeper when it comes to the business of publishing.
Two words of warning: Scott had some pretty hefty dental work done that day, so he sounds a little out of it at times, mostly because he was a little out of it at times. But also a total trooper. Second, sometimes we talk a little a lot. This is one of those times. We’ll work on keeping a timer in future ‘casts.
What do you think? What makes one a creator or writer? Do you think goalies or gatekeepers are important? A necessary evil? Just an awful hinderance? Join the conversation in the comments below!
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