I voted for her in 2016. I did so because she was much more experienced and competent than him. And I feel 2020 has PROVEN that to be correct.
Q: Recently, controversially on your blog, you attacked sci-fi and fantasy writers. Are you trying to be hounded off of social media and chased into hiding in, uh, Norway?
N: There's nothing wrong with Norway. But I didn't attack them...
Much as her self-appointed arbiter of “good writing” popped up to
troll tweet Ms. Avon, I feel the same could apply to that passage above: “Rewrite needed.” Why? Ahem, well...
Sometimes I write a comment and afterwards I think... that should not be "buried" among other comments.
I do get it. I don't live in a "la-la land"; and I believe most other people out here actually don't.
Why as a writer bother with a several times a week blog? Isn't it a distraction? Isn't it a hassle?
Here’s one for the Department of "If You Think No One Is Paying Attention, You’re Wrong."
I thought, too, that she seemed to be about my niece's age - in her young 20s. To feel/be so "alone" in her view of the world at that age as to even remotely consider doing that to herself? Her whole life ahead of her? With the whole world out there?
Let's keep her busy. Please consider following her and commenting. Please like her post. Let's make her phone buzz endlessly.
My guess is I have a modest flow of new novel readers only because as I have kept writing books I have also made sure I have regularly posted on my blog here: the two go hand in hand.
"Modernity" - its electricity, instant communications, machines, firepower, and medicines, including especially birth control - is what has been most responsible for the end of restrictive millennia-old roles allotted to women, and that process is ongoing.
Social media is about, above all, being, well, social.
If we are new to a blog that has been around for years, we may perhaps feel we have turned up "late" to a "party" where everyone else already seems to "know" everyone else. It isn't easy to try to pinpoint which older posts are the "more important" in order to catch up. And no [...]
We don't think a lot about it. But we have to remind ourselves how potentially dangerous spending too much time in front of screens may be. By midday Friday, I found myself developing a terrible headache. Too much time writing and staring at my Microsoft Surface in recent days had probably been the main culprit. [...]