I have never in 1 year and 5 months of book blogging felt the urge to remove someone from my bloggroll because they were not playing fair.
But there is a first time in everything and that’s why today I had to remove a blogger’s name from the roll.
Said blogger has been writing posts for a long time and should know about book blogging fairness.
If you see something on another persons blog and you like it… You say so. You may also spread the word. If you like it so much that you feel you have to copy it… You say so and give credit.
If you don’t, you don’t play fair.
The only consolation I have is the fact that epigonism is a very unattractive trait.
No matter how many visitors and hits you get at the end of the day you lose your integrity. There is a lack of generosity in this type of behaviour that is very off putting.
I cannot change other people but I can try to be different that’s why
I wish that
I may never feel inspired by someone’s idea and copy it without giving proper credit
I may never review a book without revealing on whose blog I discovered it
I may never be non-supportive if someone does something out of the ordinary
I may never be jealous of another blogger’s achievement
And the most important thing of all is
I wish that
I may never forget why I blog – to connect