Hugh Howey's Convention: "Organized Advocacy"

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By Porter Ander­son | @Porter_Anderson

Writing on the Ether – Howey’s Convention: “Organized Advocacy”




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Howey’s Convention: “Organized Advocacy”


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At the Anarchists' Convention by @John_Sayleshey set us loose in something called the Elizabethan Room…A half-hundred old crackpots tiptoeing across the carpet…some woman I don’t know is pinning everyone with name tags. Immediately the ashtrays are full of them, pins bent by palsied fingers. Name tags at the Anarchists’ Convention?…”I read Anarchism and the Will To Love.” My one turkey and she’s read it…I want to eat. I want to go home. I want to cry.

As if Hugh Howey needs something to read, right?

In this edition of Writing on the Ether at, Porter Anderson looks at early reactions and perspectives on Hugh Howey’s AuthorEarnings initiative.

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