> And thank you very much indeed for doing so Alma.
> As a matter of curiosity, why did you pay?
> Richard Poynder
> Freelance Journalist
I paid because you are a freelance writer, Richard,
who needs to earn a living while producing material
that people use. Your source of income is your
writing. You put it out, and if I want it, IŽll pay
for it. I occasionally pay for articles in academic
journals, too, though very rarely. The other day I
bought one from American Scientist, a journal that, by
the way, adds tons and tons of value to the original
from the author. I paid in dollars online, of course,
and that purchase has just appeared on my credit card
as 7.81 GBP. Worth it.
I used that as my marker, and paid 10.00 GBP for