Kristin, welcome to Writers in Canada. We're happy to have you with us! Do drop in to our Introductions thread and share a bit about yourself and your work. What's writing in Ottawa about? Where are you from? What brings you to us? Links to your work and other well-meant self-promotion efforts are always encouraged as are friends. Invite another writer to join us, will you?
"I've heard many of these terms and this argument many times. I think educating yourself is the most important thing. I don't believe that one standard works for everyone, but as you said, I think there is a stigma that makes many authors…"