Therefore, today, I bring you a fellow blogger that I
stalk follow. Maybe you already know of her and her blog. In print, she goes by many names: S.L. Viehl, Gena Hale, Jessica Hall, Lynn Viehl, and Rebecca Kelly. Her blog posts are signed Lynn Viehl. Strangely, this is not the first name that associate with this particular writer, though. In the writing community where we first met, I knew her by an altogether different name. I'm not sure if that name is fit for public consumption though, so we'll leave Lynn as Lynn and move on to her website and why I love it (and her) so much.
First and foremost, she keeps it real. I'm sure there's a lot that she doesn't share with masses, but what she does share certainly comes across as sincere. She doesn't try to glamorize the writing profession. Upon occasion she might even get a little snarky. Have I ever mentioned my appreciation of snark?
I also appreciate the fact that she is willing to share more than just her writing life. Her posts are not of the "buy-my-book" variety. Even when she is announcing a new release, she's very matter-of-fact. In short, her blog is not simply a marketing tool. It's another writing outlet, a creative space where she shares many different elements of her life and experiences.