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.
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