Discussion at the end of the New York Times Book Review this week dealt with a truism we’ve all heard: Write What You Know. Like any good rule, it’s made to be broken — but those who rail against it tend to be missing the point.
Wow. So true! This is exactly like a pod cast I listened to for my Media and Society class from On the Media. Let's be careful not to take Facebook at face value. There is so much that lies beneath the personas that we present to others online. Even my blog is an online persona! Although I try to present myself raw and real, the internet is a stage, we are the actors portraying a character, and we need to be aware of the potential harm we can do to ourselves and others.