Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Hard-learned Practical Advice

If you ever get a transatlantic call in the middle of the night asking you to ghost-orchestrate part of a score for a big Hollywood summer blockbuster space opera, and to do so fast, as in by tomorrow afternoon, accept. But insist on cash payment upon delivery. Remember, when you're doing work for hire, you're just like a repo man, working in a world where contracts are vaprous, and unless you insist on the simultaneous exchange of keys for cash, your fee may be vapor as well.

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