Today, somebody paid only one single penny for my latest pay-what-you-want supplement.

I was *ecstatic* to see it. Obviously I can't know that person's intent, but what I take away is that they saw something valuable in the act of paying.

And they're right!! Even if it's just one cent, that changes the transaction from a "download" to a "purchase" in the DM's Guild's books, which brings it one tick closer to becoming a bestseller.

So, thank you, whoever you are.


Also, I think there's significance in the act of paying a penny even if that *didn't* count towards bestseller status, but in my experience, a lot of people aren't aware of how meaningful one copper piece can be for creators.

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