Have A Voice, Be Silent

Sometimes we have to speak out.

Rebecca Bradley

I don’t usually say anything on high-profile or emotive topics doing the rounds on the internet. I stay out of the discussion on purpose. All too often I have seen a wave of anger swell up on Twitter and there be repercussions. Actions taken by people in power because they believe Twitter is the voice of all. I don’t believe it is and though I have seen it used for great good, for instance in the London riots when people used it to meet up and help put communities back together, I have also seen it used as a tool of destruction and the people who take to it as a medium to voice their opinion have little knowledge of how powerful that group voice can be.

It is hard to stay out of some discussions. The descriptor, emotive, says it all. I have to switch off.

But. There are…

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About Glynis Smy

I live in the UK, in the seaside town of, Dovercourt~Harwich, where I enjoy writing novels. I've written historical romance/suspense, Medical romance and my latest WIP is in the crime genre. The Victorian era fascinates me and the best part of writing a novel is often the research. Proud writing moments in my life: Shortlisted for Festival of Romance Fiction 2014 New Talent Award Reaching second round of Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2014 Maggie's Child: reached #1 Amazon best-seller: Historical Romance Victorian /February 2014/ebook & book paid list. May 2014 #3 Historical Romance Victorian, and #25 in Historical Romance paid top 100 best-seller list. Top 100 in three categories on Amazon UK best-seller listings in 2015. Seeing my books in a Suffolk (UK), library. Over the years I've written short stories in a variety of genres. I've also won a few poetry contests, my first was at the age of twelve, (a poem about the Bangladeshi war). I also won a children's short story competition where the prize was a first-aid box, I was so proud but my husband found it amusing because we owned two pharmacies. My articles have been published in magazines both in the UK and Cyprus. I am also featured in various places on-line. When I am not writing, I enjoy making greetings cards, Cross Stitch, fishing and the company of my little granddaughters.
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