Via Scoop.it – Writing and reading fiction
Misquoting me makes you sound stupid. So does taking what I say out of context, putting words in my mouth, and drawing false conclusions based on things I’ve said. That out of the way, I keep seeing the same poor, tired arguments and examples repeated over and over around the Internet. Either folks are writing about self-publishing for the very first time, and naturally falling into the lazy trap of not thinking clearly, or they’re purposely trying to disguise failed ideas as something new, like intelligent design and creationism. (Just to be clear–intelligent design is no different than creationism, and creationism is flat-out wrong. Period.) Here are some outright falsehoods that continue to perpetuate.