Let’s Talk Writer Cred

I don’t understand why anyone would do something like this; the only purpose it serves is to damage your credibility. And yet, people apparently do.

Fiction by Rachael Ritchey

If you’re like me, you appreciate authenticity and honesty. And with that in mind, we’re going to cover an interesting topic for writers, one that my friend Steven Capps has been kind enough to come as a guest and speak on.

Stick around and please consider sharing your thoughts in the comments!


Lying about Publishing, Awards, and Credentials

By: Steven Capps

Over the last few days I’ve noticed a few articles on fake credentials. The New York Times reported on an article written by a few high school, journalism students. It focused on how their principal fabricated their Master’s and PhD, and the students’ article resulted in the principal’s resignation, four days later.

pexels-photo-105472Another isn’t an article, but it deals with a someone I came across in the online writing community. The person is claiming to be a “Hugo nominated writer.” In case you do not know, the Hugo’s…

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