Ursula K. Le Guin – Responsible Authorship


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“We need writers who know the difference between production of a market commodity and the practice of an art.”

“Developing written material to suit sales strategies in order to maximize corporate profit … is not quite the same thing as responsible book publishing or authorship.”

~Ursula K. Le Guin

If you are into speculative fiction and have never heard of Ursula K. Le Guin, you may want to read up on her. Not only is she one of the veterans of modern-day fantasy, she stands as a pillar in the fight against making literature corporate. There is wondrous value in the art of writing, and it does not need to simply always be turned into a competition for corporate profit.

Here is the link to an article displaying her stance on the subject.

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