Monthly Archives: October 2016

…Authors… when the trolls try to trip yer wires…

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With a new book out, Five Lives One Day in Bahrain, it’s good to remember that it takes all kinds to make a world of readers!

Seumas Gallacher

…one of the saddest features of human nature is that no matter how well sumb’dy achieves, in whatever walk of life, there’s always at least that ONE nutter who wants to carp… to rain on sumb’dy else’s parade… on Facebook today, an authoress friend of mine, an excellent scribbler, shared how one such Neanderthal tried to belittle her writing achievements… underpinning most of such throwaway punches is  jealousy, plain and simple…

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…happily, the comments stream from other pals on Facebook was of the typically fabulous support from the great global writers’ diaspora… I well recall in the early days of Master Gallacher‘s foray into the heady WURLD of Auntie Amazon Kindle when the first negative commentary for one of my titles hit my review pages… it felt like a dagger through the heart (yes, Mabel, even we crusty auld Scots Jurassic writers have a heart in there sum’where)……

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