I feel much the same way. Thank you, Jason.
Since I became an author in late 2014 I have met MANY others in the profession. Most of those people I have “only” met online. Jessica Strong was one of those people.
I say it past tense because, unfortunately, I learned today she passed away. She was young; it was sudden and it was unexpected.
I met her as I have met many of the other authors I know – online. In this instance it was on Facebook, in an author support group named Clean Indie Reads. (There are many readers in there as well, but I believe it is fundamentally more authors).
Many people will view their online friendships with some prejudice along the lines of “well they aren’t the same as knowing people in the real world.”
I agree. In the real world, all too often, I can’t catch up with people. I miss their calls, the…
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