I’d never quite understood this song lyric from Britney Spears – from her album Blackout – until my first book hit the shelves and the friend requests and followers came rolling in in the hundreds.
The fact that I’m a moderately attractive, young(ish) woman has overtaken the fact that I’ve had my debut novel published. I’m not sure who all of these people rolling in think I am – someone said they’d seen me on TV (ha!), while others act like I’m some sort of model. In the words of Cher from the movie Clueless, “As if!”
Sexism has never run more rampant in the world that we inhabit.
People are isolated from one another to the point that social media has become their last-ditch, desperate attempt to find another person to connect with. While this is a societal epidemic that’s growing, I am NOT the answer to your…
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