“You can say ‘fuck’ on my FB page. I say it all the time in real life.”
- Victoria Strauss (Facebook Page, September 19, 2011)
It’s one thing if a publishing “weiner dog” swears in private. But there is a certain minimum dignity…decorum…class that we expect from our “weiner dogs” when they speak in public. Especially . . . on Facebook. Of course, this isn’t the first time Victoria Stauss has demonstrated her lack of class (Click here).
“American Book Publishing has been the focus of at least one f****** police investigation.”
“I’m the author of eight f****** published fantasy novels for adults and f****** young adults, including the f***** Stone duology (The Arm of the Stone and The Garden of the Stone), the Way of Arata duology (The Burning Land and The Awakened City), and a forthcoming f****** historical fantasy for f****** teens, Passion Blue.”
“I’m an active f****** member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), and co-founder of f****** Writer Beware, a f****** publishing industry watchdog group that tracks and warns about literary schemes, scams, and pitfalls. I f****** maintain the popular Writer Beware website, Facebook page, and blog. For this work, I f****** was honored with the SFWA Service Award in 2009.”
“I’ve f****** written hundreds of f****** book reviews for magazines and ezines, including SF Site, and my articles on writing have appeared in f****** Writer’s Digest and elsewhere. In f****** 2006, I served as a f****** judge for the f******World Fantasy Awards.”
It’s sort of amusing to watch, in the sense that it’s not every day that you see a crowd of “flying monkeys” cheer on a gal who has real credibility issues, horrid Amazon Sales Rankings while simultaneously cursing like a sailor. Parents, book buyers, and librarians do take note. This is the author of the f****** fantasy for teens, Passion Blue . . . we can’t wait for the f****** book signing events.
Yes, she does say f*** in “real life.” Just ask her neighbors that had to endure a dispute with Victoria Strauss regarding “walnuts” and her “fence.” Victoria Strauss readily admitted that she was “forgetting to be ladylike in [her] extreme annoyance.” Nevertheless, she deliberately f-bombed her neighbor accordingly: “What’s the big fucking deal here? All I’m asking is that you not pile your shit against my fence. Why is that so much to ask?”
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