You realize that all your time goes into commenting on the book of the day from site to Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, and LinkedIn. There are so many rules to follow, the worst of them being editors who know absolutely nothing about grammar messing up your work, yet, you’re not even allowed to read books that appeal to you. I was lucky to get all my monies, which was little anyway. But the minute I hit level four, I deactivated. I’d recommend Readers’ Favorite any day. Although this place pays lesser, I’ve read more books and made over five times in about seven months, than what I made at Online Book Club in over a year. Plus, authors are the ones who rate reviewers on Readers’ Favorite, so you know the ratings are honest.
Being a “writer” is not a professional thing any more, dear friends of the written word. Personal letters, emails, facebook, twitter, youtube – there are dozens of ways to actively engage with others using all of your skill and ideas. It isn’t a professional career in 2021, even though you can find exceptions.
As I read the reviews posted here, I begin to feel the weight of the earnestness from all of your hearts. The careful, perhaps even spiritual nature of writing, takes time, focus, desire, care, and then more of everything, and then more time. It’s almost heartbreaking to me to see the comments, all of which are honest attempts to make a point – that this company doesn’t help you as a writer or as a human being.
If you love to write, your best choice is to find a context where you can simply express your self to someone
It doesn’t, and it won’t. Ever. But that’s not bad, as long as you know. You need to write for free. As much as you can. To whomever you can. Write from the heart, to explain, convince, to entertain, to enlighten, to complain, to sum up, to decry, to protest, to express, to play, to joke, to achieve – whatever you want or need to say. Have a purpose. Just write words where/when-ever you can. Diary? Maybe not. You should be communicating, not saving your treasure.
I’d rather write on a platform where I read the books I love, get professional correction if any, and have peace of mind
Trying to make a living as a writer is prohibitively confining for most of us. It will stop you from doing what you love and it will give permission to companies like this to toy with your dreams, steal what they can and cheapen and destroy what they don’t care to steal. They’re dream-killers and soul-eaters, and they’ve given up on their futures and want to pass the misery on to you.
It’s not that they’re ineffective, unfair or exploitative. For reasons I can’t understand, they want to hurt you, inflict real suffering on you. Write for any possible reason EXCEPT for a career. It’s a hateful, poisonous arena for almost everyone.
I joined as a reviewer on the 25th of and I have been busy reading books and submitting reviews. I know there were not perfect but Scott just removed my account. His reason was I was not answering a question of what I liked the least about the book. Actually all my reviews I answered that question, just because I loved everything about the book and mentioned it doesn’t mean I didn’t answer the question. He wants an honest review http://hookupdate.net/es/meetme-review/ and I gave him one.