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Re: Fly Culture magazine...
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2018, 11:29:35 AM »
It's the same guys who  did the "not for profit" (which was actually used to promote their guiding business) online monthly  - eat sleep fish or whatever it was called. Our own Fish Wild was genuinely not for profit but it's not a sustainable model. It only worked when I was unable to work because of my eye issues and had loads of spare time. Not for profit will never be a long term enterprise once the novelty wears of for the writers and publishers.

Charging makes more sense as long as the quality / price balance is right. I have not bought a fishing mag since 2012 and the was a copy of Trite And Salmond  in Manchester Airport whilst on the way to NZ.

I wish them the best of luck, they will need it. Personally I'd be more likely  to spend that kind of money on books. Books are forever, mags are destined to become budgie cage liners.
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« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2018, 08:12:25 PM »
Does anyone know if writers are paid for their articles in this new mag?
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« Reply #12 on: August 30, 2018, 12:14:05 AM »
I think you are right but I wish them well.

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« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2018, 11:04:42 AM »
Does anyone know if writers are paid for their articles in this new mag?

I haven't.  Probably because they couldn't afford me  :D

No idea if the more 'famous' writers have....

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« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2018, 12:45:02 PM »
It's  disappointing to read that. If they don't pay their writers the mag is doomed in the long term. Writing for free for free publications is one thing but I can't see that model being sustainable.
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Re: Fly Culture magazine...
« Reply #15 on: August 31, 2018, 01:04:55 PM »
Have they considered groping about for a bit of crowd funding. Seems to be all the rage at the moment.  :lol:
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« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2018, 01:06:00 PM »
 :D :D :D :D

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« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2018, 01:09:56 PM »
I'm pretty sure Pete is intending to pay contributors as per the 'normal' model. Maybe he needs a few FOC contributions initially to get things off the ground?
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« Reply #18 on: September 19, 2018, 01:37:10 PM »
Anyone read this yet? 
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Re: Fly Culture magazine...
« Reply #19 on: September 19, 2018, 02:21:39 PM »
Mine came in the post today, from what Iíve read so far itís excellent. The printing quality is also really nice, a bit more like a fancy catalogue than a fishing magazine  :lol: for £9 I think itís worth it, thereís also a bit on Scottish loch fishing that Iím looking forward to reading.

Sean