Lessons about performing, lesson fifteen: Remember your fans!

Well, somehow we made it to #15 and didn’t get distracted, bored, or impatient. When I began this series, I had no idea how long it was going to last. I still don’t. I’m not actually that well prepared, so I have no idea how many entries this will have.

What I do know is that I’m writing this on a Monday and it’s to be automatically published later this week. I’m ahead of the game!

If you don’t know what I’m doing, click this link! The short version is that there don’t appear to be any books or sites really dedicated to giving you the rules you need to in order to be a successful professional performing musician.

I’d like to thank @crazy_eyes for having gone ahead and decided to become a performing musician. It was him (and a second person asking about the first rule) that gave me the idea. I did some searching and realized that nobody else had really written this stuff down, so I figured I might as well do it.

By the way, if you’re interested in copying these to publish elsewhere, let me know. My answer will depend on who you are and where you intend to publish them. For example, Rolling Stone Magazine can republish them – at the cost of $50,000 per word. Everyone else can probably do it just for linking back to the source and giving credit. Just ask and we’ll work something out. (It’d be nice if you’d edit ’em up for me!)

Anyhow, our next lesson…
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