I've written about 25 letters so far, so I'm almost 50% of the way there. I've only posted 5 though, because I'm an idiot. I keep leaving the stupid things at home. Must remember to bring them in tomorrow so I can pay a trip to the post office.
So, if you haven't gotten your letter yet, don't worry I've not forgotten you it's just taking me a while.
You know, I really hate it when people cross post stuff. If you're going to post it here, then post it here. If you're just using HuSi like some sort of cheap whore to advertise your stuff to the widest audience, then you should be aware that I hate it.
The only person who I think does cross-posting right is R Mutt. He's not selling anything, or plugging a blog, he's just posting links.
Yes, this does include CBB, and Johnny, and REC, and anybody else who does so on a regular basis.
No, I'm not asking you to stop. Ask yourself who you're posting it for though. Are you posting it for the people here to read, or are you posting it for yourself to get as many readers as possible. If you're happy with using the site like some slack jawed crack whore, a receptacle for your hot load of wordy jism and nothing more then go ahead. I'm not going to stop you, but don't ask me to like you doing it either.
Personally I think HuSi is something more than just another site to hawk words from. It's an "online community", and a good one. I like (at some level) nearly everybody who posts here, and I think cross posting takes something away from HuSi. Someone like CBB might like getting as much feedback as possible from a piece of writing and so post it everywhere they think they'll get that feedback.
I know lots (perhaps most) of the people who read the cross posted stuff here are happy to read the stuff here and not have to go to k5 to read it.
I don't like it. I'd rather cross posters posted a link to the original, rather than the whole thing here. That way we can still discuss it, but not be just another place to publish.
But, I'm not going to stop anybody doing it, and I'm not likely to mention it again. I just don't like it.
P.S. The tag "vagina full of centipedes" really cracks me up. It's friggin' intense.
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