I love this. Actually, I just found about you “magically” yesterday when I was browsing and doing nothing much. I came across with your book “I’m everywhere and nowhere. And I own nothing and everything” annnnnd it really inspires me. I’m not done with it yet and I just started using Medium today because of you. I am following you
Yup — it’s not middlemen dying, it’s gatekeepers. Amazon won’t tell you if your book isn’t “good enough” to warrant publishing, they’ll just happily collect their cut of all the sales. Death of gatekeepers just means the creators are now in charge of quality. For some people that’s a good thing. For others, not so much. :)
Note to my younger self:-).
“The problem isn’t that your work is meaningless”, somehow true. The problem is that you (meaning me) can’t find any meaning in it. And while yes, meaning is in the eye of the beholder, if you do not know what YOU MEAN, like really mean, nothing will ever mean anything. So before defining anything…