This. SO. Much. This. I wrote my own story a little bit back about my own experience with #free. Now, I feel I should share this in solidarity for other writers who have decided they are worth more than HuffPo (which I’ve never liked anyway. I feel it’s too biased most of the time) is willing to pay them.

I know people who write articles for them, and I really hope they step away from the practice. By continuing to accept “exposure”, they are helping to perpetuate this terrible practice.

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Screen Shot 2016-02-18 at 6.39.59 PM Kristen goes FULL VIKING.

Okay, so I just about calm down then see something that fires me up. So yes folks, I put on my war paint. And Huffington Post? You have simply gone too far.

Enough.

Some of you may be asking what has gotten my panties in such a bunch. A friend of mine, Chuck Wendig, who’s a fantastic writer and legendary blogger brought this quote to our attention yesterday in his post Scream It Until Their Ears Bleed—Pay the Fu&%ing Writers. In Chuck’s post, it’s easy to tell what set him off. Check out this quote:

Um…bite me? Um…bite me?

THIS Folks, is what happens when we let FREE get out of hand. FREE has side-effects and one of the primary side-effects are hallucinations that the other person likes it and needs it and actually you’re doing them a favor.

Jackass. Jackass.

Before we go any further, yesterday I…

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