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“One for All, All for One” In the spirit of enlightened self-interest, all authors must share a generosity of spirit.

on 23/03/2015

Mark Fine is a fascinating author I met, virtually, through a writers’ group on Facebook, and I have also had the pleasure of interviewing him. I hope you like what he has to say. All positive!

Mark Fine | Ruminations

“One for all, All for one,”—that’s the battle cry of Alexandre Duma’s “Three Musketeers”. I also believe this should be a guiding principle for us all in the Writing Community.

We are neither competitors 512px-The_three_musketeers_fairbanksnor rivals; we must set aside these preconceived notions, happily in fact we are colleagues. And by working together, collaborating together, we will all enjoy better chances of success. In a stripped down, basic vision, I see us as a kind of loose knit creative Co-op, a Kibbutz of self-publishing zeal where we all have talents, skills, influence, connections and chutzpah to contribute to this common (and admittedly sometimes self-serving) mission.

SIMILAR MOTIVATIONS IN AN EVER CHANGING WORLD

Why do I have confidence in this notion? First, we know one another, virtually. We have similar motivations. We share a similar respect for the written word (and hopefully for each other). Early_book_pressWe are thinkers, we are…

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One response to ““One for All, All for One” In the spirit of enlightened self-interest, all authors must share a generosity of spirit.

  1. Anita, Strange? But my words look better on YOUR blog!? Thanks for reblogging. In your instance, you already abide by these principles…

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