Hey, I just want to thank everyone who supported and encouraged me this Inktober. It is never easy to complete, but y’all saw me through it! (Below is an image slideshow of what I completed this year.) I’m happy with many of the pieces I made this year. All the pieces are nowContinue reading “Another Inktober Over”
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There are people who think that a valid book sales tactic is insulting more established authors that don’t know them on social media, claiming that said established author was attacking them for –when there is zero evidence to these claims. (Pathological lying)
There are certain people who feel it is appropriate to send their followers to troll established authors, or members of the SFF community. (Triangulation)
Originally posted on CLASH:
So yesterday I was thinking about an upcoming piece I’ll be writing for LitReactor and chuckled at the amount of reactions I’ll surely get. You see, I’ve been doing the columnist thing for almost a decade. It all started back home with a monthly political column. By the time I stopped…
You see there’s something inherently childish about judging others by our own standards. Most children take people at face value. Most children don’t have a laundry list of nefarious plots. This is why we worry about kids being wisked off the playground by grinning strangers with promises of free candy and a pool full of puppies to play with.
I view people putting their bullying opinions out there like a flasher in the park. They run up, show you stuff that is none of your business to be seeing, for the purpose of making you feel uncomfortable. So, in my opinion, overt your eyes. Don’t be a voyeur to internet exhibitionism. They are trying to violate your boundaries.
There has been a lot of discussions about whether or not certain females within nerdom are actually nerds/geeks/what-have-you, or just rotten posers.
With all that said, here’s what I think should be happening in a writer’s group, and here is what I tend to do when I put up something for review:
1- I bring a pen and paper.
2- I shut up!
3- I listen.
We may not be able to change the external environmental event, but we can change our beliefs, perception, and conceptions about it.