Tag: success

The Measure Of Success

I’ve been thinking about heroes and archetypes again (which is not actually news: story archetype is a sandbox in which I happily spend a lot of time). Feels like it’s everywhere these days.  A few weeks back I was on a panel at the World Fantasy Convention that […]

What’s Makes a Hit

Slightly off-topic for the Gutter, but interesting for its analysis of pop-culture machinery: David Lowery (Camper Van Beethoven, Cracker) says Hits are Black Swans. “Success in the music business is completely unpredictable.  No one can really predict which artists will end up being successful… It’s just that the […]