Pay the Writer! by Harlan Ellison
You’re gonna love this. At least, you’re gonna love this if you’re sick and tired of being expected to work for free. Well, if you’re sick and tired of working for free and not phased by rampant, spittle-flecked profanity. I, myself, find it’s my metier.
Frankly, after that I’d be too SCARED not to pay him.