Feb 4Liked by D. Firth Griffith

This is a thoughtful piece about a situation that challenges so many of us writers. The skills of selling oneself on social media are so often in direct contrast to the skills of being a good writer.

"In olden days, I am told, books were written to be read. Today, I fear, books are written to be sold." This especially struck me.

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A sad world when story is understood merely as a product to be sold. A distraction, really, from the spells of life. A trend that has been growing for generations, of course, but also a trend we must, in our own ways, seek remedies.

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