Allow me to expand my thoughts and I am sure you will agree with my disgust at their attitudes.
If you are not aware, I am trying to save the life of Bandit with the aid of https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/eXhJd all we ask is $1, the dollar you provide will add up to the the $200 we require for fuel, so he can go and live in peace and happiness with my friend Paula, who has more dogs like Bandit.
I am in no position to donate funds to help him, yet I happily did. Where is the help needed from writers who can spare the $1 needed?
Their egos will NOT allow them to spare $1 because THEY will see NO gain from it, that is my disgust and shame; that I am in the same category as people who would boost their ego rather than help the innocent.
My shame and disgust is for the writing fraternity of which I am sorry to be a part of - at least for the next few days. Here are some examples to think over (names withheld).
A Toronto based lady, who daily boasts of her books being NY Times best sellers.
A writer of zombie fiction who regularly brags of the hundreds of books he sells.
An elderly man, I once thought of as a friend whose books are now selling well thanks to last year's Mayan calendar hoaxes.
A rich artist; I know he must be rich as he was going to take a site to court over the contest rigging in the site, we knew it went on but ignored it. He made such a fuss over an open row with one person and yet now they work hand in glove.