Not So Paranoid After All

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Originally posted on my writing blog which was active from 2010 to 2018.

Yesterday I decided that I was being stupid and paranoid for embedding secret adjectives in my text, so I stopped. Today, I see in a Google Alert that someone jacked that exact same post!! On one hand, it’s really annoying and disappointing to see that my Internet fears were completely justified. On the other hand, it’s like, Yes! People are stealing from me! Hello, free exposure!

Anyway if you find me on Google, make sure you’re actually clicking on a link from

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