Should You Write for Fans or Customers?

by Pamela Wilson
Mickey Spillane did not suffer from delusions of grandeur. He didn’t expect his novels — featuring private eye Mike Hammer — to be regarded as great works of literature. What he wanted was for them to sell. I have no fans. You know what I got? Customers. And customers are your friends. – Mickey Spillane His books have sold more than 225 million copies, so this approach served him well.Read the full article