> Lobo writes:
> "As long as they part with their money for the book, it doesn't
> What a low thing to say, and considering what you've written in
> your previous posts, and how you express yourself, its just
> what I would expect.
What expectation? To say what I think of Scott's work and motives since the beginning? Sorry I don't much see the ned for "Sesame Street everybodies a winner" mentality when talking with adults. Besides wehre did I say one thing about predicting your motives or reasons for publishing books?
> My experience of being a published author is that people have a
> totally wrong preconceived view of what goes on when a book is
> published - especially in the non-fiction market. This is my
> third book and so far the royalties I have received is merely
> "pin money".
As is the view of those creating the book. Not as easy to make money as they first thought.
> Anyway, that's not what drives me; I do it to share my
> discoveries and theories with others and really because I enjoy
> the subjects I write about, the research and the discussions
> with others. The research and any insights and discoveries I
> have made have always been more rewarding, and again, there's
> nothing wrong with sharing what I've found with others.
> However, the response is often negative; any gratitude I
> receive from people as to what I've found and shared makes it
> all worthwhile,
I have no problem, and actually applaud such notions for action.
> but I will mostly receive posts like yours;
> people who don't know me accusing me of all kinds of things -
> all kinds of suspicions thrown my way as to my own personal
> motives for being a writer and writing books etc.
> So when I read statements like that above, well it just shows
> how skewed some people's views are.
That sword cuts both ways, sir! If you get a bit of BS on your trousers from your partner's boots then you just have to live with it, I guess.