If you can’t say something nice…

Should be taught to our kids in their first computer class!

Leila Gaskin - author

We writers are a shy, retiring lot. We whisper our ideas and thoughts to the world with a hope that someone will pay attention.

{snort} NOT!

We shout, spout, and fling our thoughts and opinions out into the world with abandon. So there’s no surprise differences of opinions can and will arise.  Particularly during this time of evolution and revolution of the publishing industry.  I love reading success stories from the traditional and indie paths. They are inspiring, head scratching, and thought-provoking. However, spats have been surfacing between opinionated authors who don’t agree with the other’s experiences. I’ll be honest, these ‘feuds’ make me cringe.  Sharing an opinion is one thing, attacking someone for being an expert in their own experiences is another.

All this brouhaha gets spread all over the internet for the edification of the purveyor and the audience. I was raised to say nothing if I couldn’t say…

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About nwharrisbooks

Born and raised in a small town in north Georgia, my imagination evolved under the swaying pines surrounding my family's log home. On summer days that were too hot, winter days that were too cold, and every night into the wee hours I read books. My face was rarely seen, always hidden behind a binding. I was nurtured on fiction. Now it is my turn to create some of my own. I live in sunny southern California with my beautiful wife and two perfect children (I may be biased). I write like I read, constantly. I studied anthropology at UCSB and medicine at SUNY Buffallo.
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