This came across my FB page today:
Although it's about writing for a living as opposed to music, and we've dicussed the hell out of here, I thought it was interesting to see the same discussion from veiwpoint of a different vocation. I particularly like the fill in the blank reply the writer was kind enough to include in the article. For free no less!
"Here, for public use, is my very own template for a response to people who offer to let me write something for them for nothing:
Thanks very much for your compliments on my [writing/illustration/whatever thing you do]. I