Little Literary Wars!

31 Mar

Right now, should I followed my newsfeed on Facebook, it is not uncommon for a substantial amount of it to be filled with the latest snipings in a little literary war between two writer-publishers. Both have, in their interactions with me, been perfectly nice, yet the gloves are off between them and recriminations and accusations fly thick and fast. It is hardly endearing to watch! (And they’re not even poets, a breed which does seem much more prone to such clashes of ego and opinion!)

Other writers and publishers – and, indeed, these two when not out to get one another! – put more effort into spreading the latest news about their their and others writing, about new markets and such, a much more healthy pastime! It seems a shame that two talented writers should spend their time writing insults rather than their next opus…

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