Linnea, Belated welcome to the novelist group; we're delighted to have you join us! If you haven’t done so already, you might introduce yourself by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion. We do a live chat Wednesdays at 1 EST; instructions on how to participate are in the "Our Water Cooler" box near the top of the group page. Do join us! And we save the wall for discussion, but welcome links to helpful blog posts on the “Links to Helpful Blog Posts for Writers” discussion thread.
Meg Waite Clayton Novelist Group Moderator Bestselling Author of four novels, including The Wednesday Sisters, (a writing group novel), and the forthcoming The Wednesday Daughters (all Random House/Ballantine)
"My heart aches for you. There is a difference between entering a contest (winning by votes or not, after all that's what Goodreads is, right?) that judges your work and those that seek to judge from something other than your work. I think you…"
"Another technique I have is responding to a troll by simply listing what stupid/inappropriate thing they did and following that with *ignores troll.* Example:
Hophmi: "Baseless accusation featuring false equivalency"