Bullying an Author #writerproblems #writing #amwriting #writerlife

Like millions of people in this world, I was bullied in elementary school, middle school, and high school. Treated like crap on purpose for reasons I will never know. Does this bother me? No. In all honesty, I'm now friends with some of the people on Facebook and they are all wonderful adults who I feel [...]

#FanFiction: Love it? Or Hate it? #writing #amwriting #writerslife #writerproblems

"Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery." But, is it really? Perhaps, one day, long ago it was, but in this ever-growing world of WE are due everything WE want, I'm starting to think it's not flattery at all, but rather a form of entitlement. More specifically reader entitlement. Don't like a story? Think it should have [...]

How to Lose a Follower in 10 days…. #writing #amwriting #writerslife #writerproblems

For the past several months, I've been following a particular author on Facebook. When I first came upon her page, she seemed nice, helpful, and open to promoting other authors while she was gearing up on the release of her debut self published novel. Her posts were light, funny, and the same as any new [...]