If Someone Says You're Not a Real Writer, You Have My Permission to Stab Them in the Face

If Someone Says You’re Not a Real Writer, You Have My Permission to Stab Them in the Face

So yesterday, somewhere on Facebook, I think, I saw one of those quotes for writers — you know the kind, a quote that’s meant to be “inspirational?” Here’s the pearl of wisdom in question: “I can write anywhere. If the…

You Are Not Crazy And Writing Is Not A Compulsion

You Are Not Crazy And Writing Is Not A Compulsion

Yes! Finally, the voice of reason comes calling to us from out of the wilderness. Going against so much the prevailing “wisdom” you’ll find in many books and blogs on writing, Kriscinda Lee Everitt writes: How many times have you…

Why Are Writers Buying Fake Reviews When Getting Real Ones Is Just Not That Hard?

Why Are Writers Buying Fake Reviews When Getting Real Ones Is Just Not That Hard?

In the past week, there’s been a sudden tremendous uproar about authors getting fake reviews of their books posted to Amazon and other review sites. Some writers have been caught using pseudonyms to post glowing reviews of their own work,…