I received this charming note from BelloTempestade (https://www.deviantart.com/bellotempestade) regarding the comments I made on this piece:
'People are poor and can't afford a book several hundred dollars. To guilt trip them is disgusting but the joke's on you because it only makes you look like an asshole. Fuck you you're disgusting. You are a dimwit.'
I have been blocked and am unable to reply, but had I been able to send it, it would have been thus:
'I don't think you read my comments properly at all, or you could not have missed the point so entirely. I suggest you do so again before accusing and throwing insults. Key words: "I meant simply the reception to it here." I was
A friend's signed and inscribed copy of Andrew Lang's The Red Fairy Book which I illustrated for The Folio Society (2008) is on eBay. Please see the listing for details.
Please help raise some needed funds and give the book a good home.
Please kindly address this latest rash of spam post-haste. I would be most exceedingly obliged.
ETA: In unrelated news, I'm very glad to see that rich-text editors have finally been installed for journals. Something I have long wished for.