Shame on You AOL/Huffington! NO More Literary Booty Calls

Writers have value. Anyone who tells you to do it for FREE is so wrong. Great Post from Kristen Lamb.

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Screen Shot 2016-02-18 at 6.39.59 PM Kristen goes FULL VIKING.

Okay, so I just about calm down then see something that fires me up. So yes folks, I put on my war paint. And Huffington Post? You have simply gone too far.

Enough.

Some of you may be asking what has gotten my panties in such a bunch. A friend of mine, Chuck Wendig, who’s a fantastic writer and legendary blogger brought this quote to our attention yesterday in his post Scream It Until Their Ears Bleed—Pay the Fu&%ing Writers. In Chuck’s post, it’s easy to tell what set him off. Check out this quote:

Um…bite me? Um…bite me?

THIS Folks, is what happens when we let FREE get out of hand. FREE has side-effects and one of the primary side-effects are hallucinations that the other person likes it and needs it and actually you’re doing them a favor.

Jackass. Jackass.

Before we go any further, yesterday I…

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Year of the Fire Monkey

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According to the Chinese Calendar

it is 4713.

The year of the Fire Monkey.

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It is a time to be curious, energetic – to shake things up and create the change

we so often talk about but seldom shape ourselves.

Be bold and generous. Take chances.

Dance to the music you hear and don’t let anyone step on your toes.

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Happy New Year!