This is not a dictatorship.

…it is a fan blog, after all. And I know I’m not the only fan (as evidenced by some action on the Forums after only one day of being live). If there is anybody who has reflections, opinions, fair criticisms, breaking news, or any other relevant info about the Chung Kuo series, then I’d love to have some other contributors to this site.

In the interest of full disclosure, I do (and will continue to) receive the revenue from the Google ads at the right in an attempt to recoup the funds that pay for the domain and hosting of this site — so far I’m up to around $1.79 or so after two months, not quite enough to quit my day job yet. Also, as the administrator of the site, I’ll retain editorial control of all the content, which isn’t to say that I won’t agree to the posting of entries that I disagree with (quite the opposite!), but I do want to maintain a certain standard of content, including relevance and quality of writing. Indeed, a thorough command of the English language is an expected pre-requisite.

What I’m thinking is that I’ll post your first entry (under your name or nickname), and for any further content I’ll create a WordPress username and account for you. If anyone’s interested, hit me up at ofgiftsandstones [[at]] and we’ll discuss how we’ll get started!

2 thoughts on “This is not a dictatorship.”

  1. Good plan – I posted a link to this site on David Wingrove’s facebook fan page – hopefully it will drive traffic.

    Also, he mentioned it on his own website…I assume you saw it?

    1. Yes, I’ve seen his his mentions of the page (I swear I jumped up and down like a little girl in a puppy store when I first saw it). I also your link on his Facebook. Thanks for that! I felt weird about posting it myself there, so I’m glad somebody else did. 🙂

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