So true. Begging for claps is very annoying to me. I have not clapped for a story I really liked because the author was so insistent that I clap up to 50 times!!! Then buy them coffee, support them on Patreon, visit their blog, twitter, instagram, feed their cat, etc….

I feel the same about email list sign ups.

But then again, I am a grumpy old man. It doesn’t take much to bring on the grump.

I know bloggers are taught to self-promote, but scale it back a notch or four please.

As far as Tags go, 90% of what I write is fiction. The rest I make up.

I always enjoy your stories.

Old bones. Young heart. Focusing on a wide variety of creativity. @markstarlin

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