Imagine, turning around to a lawyer, an accountant, a doctor and telling them that they weren’t going to be paid.
I listened to your advice – but I am not going to use it – so I don’t owe you.Wrote no one ever.
So why does that happen to designers, creators, writers et al?
The ‘gig economy’ is dopey. Always had a problem w/the term.
For me, a gig is a trident tip spear used for gigging. Period.
Growing up in rural and coastal Connecticut, from April to November, gigging was a principal pastime. We’d go after anything gigable, but mostly bullfrogs and flounder. It was very effective.