Tag: Stupid People Piss Me Off

The Story Siren: How to Gracefully Act When You’re a Plagiarist

The Story Siren: How to Gracefully Act When You’re a Plagiarist

When the story broke about Kristi of The Story Siren being a plagiarist, we all watched – completely dumbfounded – as she made non-apologies and refused to accept responsibility for her actions. Here’s what I wanted to see happen: Dear Beautifully Invisible and Grit and Glamour, I’m sorry I plagiarized your posts. I did it […]

The Story Siren is a Plagiarist, Not a Victim

The Story Siren is a Plagiarist, Not a Victim

Holly: Over the last few days, the blogging world has blown up over a plagiarism scandal. I first learned about it from the Smart Bitches website. After following the yellow link road, I was appalled and frustrated by what I was seeing. I’ll let you visit the SB site, or Grit and Glamour and Beautifully […]

Sour Grapes?

Sour Grapes?

Here’s the scenario: Last year an author released a book that was labeled as contemporary romance. It was part of a long running series and this character’s book was much anticipated. Only…it wasn’t a contemporary. The author decided to make it a time-travel/futuristic/sci-fi blend. Readers were pretty upset about it – rightly so, IMO. The […]