As an Author, How Do You Feel About Expressing Your Political Views

Author Don Massenzio

I hesitated in opening up this discussion, but I thought it would be a worthy topic. If you peruse social media, you are likely aware of how politically charged many discussions have become.

My books and my writing are pretty much devoid of any political leanings. I welcome both conservative and liberal readers and everyone in between. This is not so with some authors.

pol1Stephen King, for instance, has famously had a feud with Donald Trump. With his sales and accumulated wealth, I doubt losing readership is a concern. He has aired his politics long before the election of Trump.

pol2J.K. Rowling has also made her opinion of Trump known. It amuses me when a non-writer goes up against someone with the wit of a King or a Rowling. It’s a no-win situation in terms of expressing ideas.

pol3Of course, there are authors on the other side of the issues…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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One Response to As an Author, How Do You Feel About Expressing Your Political Views

  1. Good post. I stay away from voicing my opinion on politics and religion. It’s not worth the aggravation.Everyone is entitled to their opinion, and to practice their chosen religion or not. That’s what America is all about. ☺☺☺

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