D’you know how some people cannot say anything positive to save their lives? Ugh. I know someone like this. She’s not someone I’d say was a friend but I swear that the only comments she ever makes to me are negative. I won’t hear a peep for months and then she’ll swoop in to deliver some odd backhanded compliment – on my author pictures she made a comment about how she liked more makeup in pictures and some other stuff that was basically a burn but I was like, “ooookay, well thanks then” and then, okay, I love shoes. If you’ve read my books you’ll probably know that I love lingerie and shoes. I’m a shoe whore, I admit it. So anyway, I posted pictures of my newest shoes because I’m sick that way and she made this odd comment aboud how they looked great with pants but she wouldn’t buy them because the strap took away from the long leg effect.
Now, I’m not Miss Manners or anything, but I do understand some basic rules about posting to people when they put up pictures of something shiny they just bought. If you think something is ugly, you just don’t comment. Unless you’re a good friend and you can IM your friend and find some way of telling her the shorts make her ass look gigantic or the dress is slutty, whatever. But you don’t make critical comments to someone you don’t really know. It’s not about you and frankly, I don’t care what you would buy, they’re my shoes, I bought them.
LOL, god, I’m bitchy.
On to something nicer. The ever so wonderful Ciar has a really fun thing at her blog and I am totally going to rip it off and use it here, because I think it’s wonderful (and it’s her idea, I want to give her full credit here)
SHOW YOUR LOVE – Essentially the gist is this: Is there someone(s) that deserves your thanks, your love or a kind word for something they’ve done for you? A crit partner, agent, editor, friend, spouse? If so, lay it on me. Tell them here and let them know.