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  • I recently (although I found out this isn't recent activity) found out MacAllister has went on to another forum user, and has their followers to constantly tweet about this human as they have done us. I discovered also this is not the first time besides us they have done this to. 

    I believe after my experience with them and everything they are doing, this Absolute Write forum site should be shut down.

    I have gathered the actual postings of what was said to us. First to clear is that it's hard to write on a phone for me, and novel was the only thing that was appearing on the phone when I tried writing book. However I do not have to explain myself, and after that first reply of this human trying to correct me in saying novel = fiction, I got angry when they tried to publicly insult my intelligence like I did not know what I was saying. So this is why I said it doesn't matter, in which it does not. Actually that was the only time I called the book about our haunted house, Proud Land a novel anyway. No one anywhere else has ever made so much of a fuss over this. That is the reason why I got offended and not even understanding anything, including us and our situation, trying to suggestively label the book as fictional. MacAllister has also done this with their Twitter followers they have rallied together, to say the haunted house and book is fictional/fraudulent. We lived through the disturbing and bizarre experience of living in this haunted house, they have not. All hours of the night unable to get any sleep because of the spirits, physically attacking us, the crazy and disturbing sightings; what was heard and felt constantly without end. 

    First I will share what the ban message said:
    "You have been banned for the following reason:
    You can always appeal to MacAllister via the Contact Us form, but you just outstayed your welcome.

    Date the ban will be lifted: Never"

    If my manager (although with colorful language) hadn't of stepped in and said what she said, the criticizing would have continued. The moderator allowed so many of their users to gain up on us, trying to belittle us and make it seem like we are illiterate in the writing industry. As obvious as the forum is, this would have continued on with the criticism, rude remarks and everything. Again, we were NOT requesting criticism or what they would call it "Advice". 

    Here is the forum that MacAllister and their followers repetitively tweeted and shared on their blogs (I found a woman saying what not to say in a forum. MacAllister kept saying, "For those playing along at home.") 

    What really angered us were these replies in particular:

    By Scriptissima:
    Actually, it does matter when you are looking for publishers (unless you want to self-publish); and it also matters in how you market the book. Readers (like trade publishers) don't like to be misled, so if you market a book as nonfiction (which implies and actually requires that all of the reported events are true) and it turns out that all or some of the events have been fabricated, you set yourself up to a market backlash of potentially epic proportions. Which is why the concerned users in this forum are trying to help you by pointing out what constitutes nonfiction and what constitutes fiction. A novel is a fictional book, but - obviously - you can base your fictional book ( = the novel) on true events. This is done a lot. A "nonfictional novel," however, is am oxymoron and simply doesn't exist.
    A devastating loss for this site, I'm sure. ;-)

    And dang those users who dedicate hours of their time and volunteer sharing their invaluable knowledge free of charge with other people...

    I will make sure to prepare some popcorn to share with the group as this ought to be fun to watch. :-)

    Must not be a very good dictionary, as the distinction does, in fact, matter.
    Best of luck to you and much success in your writing endeavors.

     She never knew the situation where the phone was actually auto-correcting my word book to novel, but it doesn't matter anyway. I said it didn't matter due to the nature of how they tried to give out their so called advice. To me this is not advice, but just a rude know it all who thinks she knows more than us, and has no clue of our educational background. We already knew what's the difference between fiction and nonfiction, and a book from a novel. So she didn't need to lecture us on this.

    By ShaunHorton: 

    If it doesn't matter what we call it, why would you or your manager be offended? A writer is an artist of words. Every word has specific meanings and as writers, we need to know what words mean and use them correctly.

    Maybe instead of being offended yourselves, you should worry about whether readers will be offended when they pick up a "novel" and find something which is just dozens of accounts of events, and not an actual story.

    That's a derail though. 

    And then:

    Whoa whoa whoa. You're claiming your house is haunted by creepypasta's? Oh. Okay. Well, good luck calling it non-fiction then. 
    This is quite offensive due to the nature of these spirits as we have came to discover. I have done the extensive research to know many creatures/beings/creepypasta labeled as mythical are not mythical at all. We have seen these spirits in our house and is subjected to living with them, being tormented all hours of the day and night, not them. With these experiences and facts, remarks like these are highly offensive when the human themselves have not even spent a day in our house. I know due to the world believing them as mere mythical, we will get criticism. It is not like we are incapable of taking criticism, for we believe all feedback/comments etc. either good or bad is beneficial for spreading the buzz about the book and the house. Also being a writer and living doll I am aware of criticism, even harsh ones. I think though these individuals have taken their criticism too far, especially when they harassed us constantly on Twitter to publicly go against us, our reputation, the house and the book.   

    And by another user:

    Sad. Such anger isn't going to get you anywhere. Also, though I'm not a moderator, you stand a good chance of getting yourself banned from this site. I'm sure you won't feel any great loss (I know I won't) but it does give you bad reputation that could come back to haunt you. Remember, there are all sorts from the writing industry on this forum some just starting, other well established. 
    This human just needs to shut up. In reality this will not come back to haunt us, in fact I would even be glad that it is mentioned if someone does mention this, even later on.

    Some tweets Twitter has not removed, and so I will share the tweets from MacAllister and their followers. I believe also their recent and past harassment of their users are worthy of mentioning to show they have harassed other Absolute Write Forum users. Many Google searches pulled up many accounts of other users being banned and also how the Absolute Write Forum is a bully forum site. After many of my postings receiving negative criticism, I do believe this to be true.

    Links worthy of sharing:



    Absolute Write - MacAllister: The Post

  • Many recommended Absolute Write Water Cooler Forum for writers. What I later learned was that MacAllister Stone and their followers (especially on Twitter and personal blogs) engages in many racist, harassing and cyberbully activities to users that are banned from the site. None practice restraint neither do they care about sharing exactly how they feel about the forum users or anyone else; this is with constant negative comments in a quite childish way. First, this post wasn't to slander the reputation of anyone, but to spare anyone else of what I went through.

    Now the recent problem is this Absolute Write Forum Site. I posted about how I was writing a novel about our experience in our haunted house and how we didn't know the history of the house. By the way, we were not requesting for advice or criticism.

    Then all of a sudden I was getting criticism after criticism about how novel = fiction, but the real issue was this woman who assumed we did not understand how the marketing, writing and publishing industry works. She was saying how we're going to be in deep trouble if we market a book saying its true events, and only to have find out that it's fabricated. She was rude and knew nothing about us, and had no right to try to belittle us. This was not advice. Everyone was claiming the book was fictional.

    However, before gaining up on me, maybe they should have stayed to read how names are changed and some things were cleaned up. For example, many things were omitted because we do have spirits in the house that are perverted, and so some things will not be shared to the public. Also some colorful language that was said will be cleaned up. Only the swearing said by the spirits will remain, but not from the family. Also those who experienced activity outside the house, we are changing their names. Even neighbors, pastors and everyone else involved. However I do not think it matters if we call it a novel or a book. That had been the only time I called it a novel anyway. They were suggesting to everyone that the book does not have true events in it, and that it's fictional writing. Every time I post in this forum site, I had always gotten negative responses no matter the subject.

    When my manager also my mother replied to them, they banned me saying how I overstayed my welcome. I wasn't going to go public with it, just saying how I will not use that site for my marketing. When I went on Twitter, I found out that Absolute Write, MacAllister Stone tweeted publicly what we said. At first we were not aware that this human had done this. That is when my manager told them to share the story in its entirety and said they will have a lawsuit on their hands if they continue to share us publicly. However, MacAllister Stone and their followers instead spoke criticizing and negative tweets back to back, constantly about us. I retweeted them so that our attorney can see the tweets on my profile, so they wouldn't have to look around on Twitter for them herself. She agreed to help us with this issue. Just when I thought that we will just let it go, that's when MacAllister Stone rallied their followers to try and tarnish our reputation, our names and the haunted house we live in.

    They criticized everything that we have said, and even shared constantly the forum post without us even having access to it because they banned us. They said we were idiots, joking of how we won't amount to anything; all types of things was said. They shared videos (racists videos) describing our "stupidity", shared our comments on their blogs and almost everything they can think of to harass us. This hasn't ended I'm afraid, because MacAllister Stone blocked me on Twitter so that they can continue on with telling lies and talking about us without our knowledge. They also asked how was that harassment? Were they serious? How does it sound when MacAllister Stone shared us publicly, obviously referring to us and then rallying their followers to every hour talk about us, criticize us and to try and lose us followers and our reputation. We were getting also mentions when we tried defending ourselves on Twitter. One in particular tweeted me constantly nonstop about how I did not understand the replies to my post on the site. It was very childish and just showed their true character in public, which actually made THEM  look really stupid. Every Tweet that MacAllister Stone and their followers tweet is almost referring to us, which we call harassment. They even were tweeting to us back to back, nonstop. They made jokes out of us, trying to make us look like fools, idiots and everything. Like we do not understand anything, we're illiterate, uneducated (I guess like how you stereotype foreigners, right?).  Even our house, Proud Land they were trying to rally all of their followers to say the book is fictional. If they continue, they think this will lose readers, followers, marketing and everything for us when the book is finally finished and published. They also are aiming to have the house to be exposed and stamped as a fraudulent case.

    Recently, I believe they are getting very racist and outrageous with their joking and criticisms. They are saying now my manager's 7 degrees weren't in English, we use machine translators assuming we are foreigners and we can't speak good English. Although they did not know we knew they were referring to us (that's how many of the tweets work too. They try to tweet things, thinking we don't know they are talking about us. How? When they are linking everything back to us?); suggesting we are terrorists and is a part of the ISIS group. They were also making fun of our ethnic backgrounds. We are not terrorists, neither were we involved in the Paris attacks. Also they were making constant jokes about Asian humans (we are mixed with Filipino and Chinese); how Asians who do not know English try to write in English. We reported and had many removed off of Twitter, but that does not stop them, for they continue on with this. I wish it would stop, because this is quite unprofessional, idiotic and childish. It is even childish how they share everything that we send to them, asking them to stop the constant tweets about us. Actually, I am uncertain how they are allowed to tweet these things on Twitter without anything happening to them. Both my manager and I had to constantly put a report out on the tweets. For a long time and still, Twitter support told us they did not see anything wrong, see a violation or see what we were talking about when it was plainly on Twitter. I guess so we can stop contacting them, Twitter just decided to remove the tweets, although they still did not see any violation in the harassing tweets. That is why we called our attorney to assist us. There are still several harassing tweets on Twitter that support refused to remove. It doesn't make sense to me though because anyone can see the tweets are all harassing, offensive, racist and spam.
    I find nothing wrong with having your mother to be your manager, when she has the qualified background education and experience. Also 7 degrees, and is the only human I would trust with my work even before its copyrighted. I do not trust outsiders with my work. She is also my manager for my living doll lifestyle, and also is my supervisor in the same company Prohealth Care Home Health Care Services. We do not have to prove anything to them, and this is just getting us ready and use to future criticism that is to come as we progress.    

    Why I do not Recommend Absolute Write Water Cooler Forum

  • I have made this project out to be a contest. All participants will be paid, but the artist I choose will be my long term artist who will draw art for me. Illustrations and everything. Sneak peak at some rough ideas:

    I will share more potential looks for the character.

    Rough Sketches of Ayumi or Tikaani Moon

  • I am currently searching for a new face and theme for me brand/trademark. I will post as soon as the project is finished. I have posted the job on Skillots and DeviantArt.

    I pre-introduce a character which will be my mascot for my author brand. Ayumi is the name of the character, like Vocaloid, she is not considered as anime, but only she sort of a blogging and branding character. A Coyote who is a knowledge seeker, introverted and admires wolves.

    A New Face Coming Soon

  • I would have been marketed my trademark, but I wished not to. Why when I do not have anything published yet? Not published but it is a good progress. I have began to write games now. Anyway though, I am sure I would have more audience if I did market it and put the trademark out there, but that’s not smart with nothing to show. Tikaani Moon also went with the book series I am going to publish first. That’s why I had to remain anonymous, especially with whom I become, a living doll, and that does not fit anything I write. No other site but Facebook had a problem with me being anonymous. I signed up for so many social sites for marketing, and not one has done what Facebook did.

    Kina Williams has just graduated from a business major and is assisting me with my marketing and work. She linked me with her college, Rasmussen college. She personally knows the CEO, and others who work their at the college. She has also connected me with other CEO’s and actors who visit the college. They are interested in me and is willing to help me, including Brad Pitt and Kevin James. I have also spoken with others who wish to read and share my work when it is published. Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Ian Somerhalder. Facebook would want proof of that and lock my account if I shared this there. 

    However, I am glad to be leaving Facebook. Out of all the “friends” I have on facebook, no one has really supported me. There are those who asked about my projects, what were they about. I wasn’t about to share it with it not being copyrighted, and next thing I know it, they stole my work. Also not one has been liking, commenting and sharing my posts. No one even looked at my posts. So how was I suppose to market to an audience like that? I took everyone’s advice from research in liking, commenting and sharing others’ post, but in reality that does not even work. They do not return the favor. Majority will not like, comment and share your posts because you did the same for them. Humans are just not like that. I have also been getting a better response on other sites other than Facebook. I get no response at all, even when I tried interacting with my so called friends. I am also glad to be getting rid of the idiot who reported me. That could have been anyone, I am sure my so called friends.

     This is such an inconvenience. I was waiting for a book to be published and I was established to fully develop and reveal an actual character I will portray. Facebook has forced me to start the project now unfortunately. The point of being anonymous was for privacy, avoid conflicts in my beliefs and Tikaani Moon fitted the stories I write more than I did. That was the whole point, facebook. I am searching Skillots and DeviantArt for an artist, who can draw an anime character I will portray. I liked the wolf better because it did not gender anything at all. No one knew what gender I was, and that was better for marketing purposes and due to the type of novels and work I write. Many of my novels have male main characters, and most in the story will most likely be male. Also I write shounen manga, which is the boy’s genre in Japanese manga. No matter what, I shall never use Facebook for anything. Once I am done with my spotify music, I will leave that site for good. It has became less professional anyway, and it’s not a very good site for business and professionalism anymore. I consider Facebook as the ghetto.

    Having a Good Connection...

  • Recently Facebook has been giving me a difficult time. Due to the series of problems I had with this site, no matter the research I did about how Facebook is good for authors, I will not be using this site at all.
    From past bad experiences with humans trying to solicit me, messaging me with inappropriate things, trying to talk to me when I'm way younger than they are, and also many, many stories of Facebook related crimes, and even the issues Facebook had with those porn images, I thought it would be best for me to go anonymous. This is the reason why I did not share all of my personal and private information on the internet (anywhere on the internet). I wish to keep myself far from trouble. I am fully aware humans are wolves, sharks, vultures just waiting for their next prey. I read about internet safety and the mistakes that many make that ends their life. There are also many reasons as to why I went anonymous, and based upon my research I publicly shared why I went anonymous, but here is the list again:

    1. Privacy: I dislike everyone knowing my personal business. I wish to keep things networking, business oriented and professional. I went anonymous, not sharing a gender, age or anything because I have gotten unwanted attention due to me sharing the type of information Facebook forced me to share and is still forcing me to share. Simple fact, I did not wish for anyone to know who I was. I just wish to write without the attention, because like I said plenty of times, I do not write for the world, but because it is my passion.
    2. Tikaani Moon Fitted Better: Yes, the theme and name Tikaani Moon most fitted the stories I write more than my real name. Also too, due to some of my works may get criticism due to who I am and my beliefs, I decided to go anonymous to avoid all of that. Also from research, I read it is good to go anonymous for race or gender issues.   
    3. Dark Material: Again due to my lifestyle, some of my works can be a contradiction and too dark for someone like me to have written. That is another reason I went anonymous. Tikaani Moon better suited the themes, all of the themes of my works.

    Recently in August, someone, one of my "friends" I'm sure reported me and stated I was not a real person. That's when Facebook locked me out of my account, and being that my Spotify is also linked to my account, this was not working. I noticed I could not sign in to my Spotify account. Now I do pay for Spotify Premium which makes it worse, and that it is very important to me that I listen to music when I write. It gives me great inspiration and helps me write the next scene or come up with character profiles. For awhile, I have spent hours building up all of the music I need for my inspiration. I really only listen to music and to Spotify because of my writing and when I write. Not only was my Spotify account ruined, but my Wattpad, the account I was using to promote and give samples of my works when they were published. Recently, I had to unlink my Wattpad from Facebook in order to get into my account.

    Facebook gave me and continues to give me a series of "Confirm your Identity" test, which are a series of random humans from my friend list, and I am expected to answer them right. It says I can skip 2, but really they want me to answer all of them right. Now, for a very long time, I have been inactive on Facebook due to me being busy. I have more than 40 books, 100+ manga, games and everything to write, plus my family is usually scrambling and busy, and plus, I spend majority of my time researching and doing business type things. Most likely however someone like myself would not hardly remember who the human is by a random photo (Some I remembered, even from knowing them personally). Also my complaint is this, how am I suppose to know who the person is by looking at a photo of President Bush? Or some random man from the news I've never even seen before? Or an obvious photo of a commercially photographed image of an obvious model on the beach wearing a bikini? Or a picture of someone's feet? Due to the quality of the camera too, I would say who took a photo of the feet was not the friend themselves.

    If I sat there, observing each and everyone of my friends' photos on Facebook, wouldn't I be labeled a stalker? And someone who is busy, who has time to carefully look at all of the photos from your friends, from the tagged photos? Because Facebook tested me only on the photos my "friends" we're tagged in. It would have been easier if it was some profile picture, but they randomized it to make it almost impossible for me to answer them right. I did this about 2 times or more and I was able to return to my Facebook account, which was importantly getting back to my Spotify account only for a brief moment.

    I kept posting on my wall this is a real account, and even had those who I personally know publicly confirm I am real and that they knew me personally. However let's be realistic, most of the humans on Facebook do not friend or have as friends humans they have met or they know personally. So I do not know why they make such a big deal out of this, when they know majority on Facebook do not know personally their friends. I added those I felt would better help my marketing audience for my works, and I had picked the right circle.

    Recently though, Facebook yet again locked me out of my account and of course out of Spotify. I did many of these confirm my identity tests, when I was greeted by a message stating I must upload a picture of my ID. Reluctantly, I did so. Oh by the way, during this time, my family repeatedly calls Facebook upon how I did not wish to have my information on Facebook, on the internet at all. They of course seemed to have ignored all of the messages they received and did whatever they wished to do. Meaning no matter how many times we've asked them to contact us back, they would not, and ignored us completely. Okay, now Facebook says I am locked out of my Facebook account, which means again my Spotify account (now Spotify is saying my account has been terminated) until they review it, which takes them a day or two to do. After that, Facebook forced me to publicly place my full real name on the internet, also my age, birthday, gender, full address (including the street, zip code and city), number and other personal information on Facebook so everyone can see (Even when we asked them many times not to post my personal information on my profile). If I did not agree, guess what? I wasn't getting my Spotify account back or my Facebook account I believed by research was important for marketing and being a writer.

    My neighbor (That I know personally!!) confirms again I am real and he knows me personally. They must have thought I told him to say that or he was untruthful. It remains not to be enough for Facebook. They give me more series of photos from my friends' tagged album, "Confirm my Identity" over and over again, locking me out of my account. Now what was the problem then? I gave them my ID picture, and they forced me to publicly reveal my full identity, what I took years and so hard to keep concealed. Now Facebook wants me to take another photo of my ID again. The next problem was, I had taken a picture of my ID with my phone, which I didn't see what the problem was. Everything was perfectly clear, clear enough for them to enforce the revealing of my identity on Facebook. They were saying and giving hints to take a picture with a digital camera or scan it in. I had just gotten my ID renewed and I received a yellow paper, but Facebook I'm sure due to them wanting also a photo, would not accept that paper. After that I filled out some of my personal information on my profile and confirmed my real family member as a family member, now they are asking for my immigration card or passport. They make it seem like I am an immigrant or an illegal immigrant. No matter what our DNA says, my family are American Citizens and it is offensive to accuse us of not being American Citizens. They gave me very clear hints on I can upload a picture of my ID, and then many immigrant and passport related ID's, and even proof that I am not illegal. It suddenly changed from Social Security and other normal things, to the immigration related topic. This was again after I confirmed my real family member, and they pieced together where my family comes from. This is because my family and DNA mostly can sum up of non-American countries, but that does not give them the right to assume I'm not an American Citizen or is an illegal immigrant.

    They want another ID and my face to now be shared publicly on the internet, which I do not think it is fair and right. I mean, there are many humans on Facebook who do not have their faces, real names or information on their profiles. Many do not even have most of their profiles filled out, but yet Facebook or no one on the matter reports, bullies and harasses them. I feel like I am getting bullied by Facebook and not a user this time. Facebook did not respect my wishes in not wanting to be exploited anymore on the internet. Why don't I have a right to not share private and personal information on the web? Why don't I have the right to keep myself safe among sharks on Facebook? They know that site has turned into a dating site, and also attracted humans who posts pornographic material which I find is very explicit and inappropriate.

    My family member who is also on Facebook has also been harassed. She has been harassed by men on Facebook, and even those who spam her, and even Facebook marks the messages as spam, and also men who tag and post inappropriate images and things on her wall. Her block list is long due to her information being on Facebook. Not sure how, but they had her address too publicly on the site and so she removed it.
    I have also another family member where she was reported with not being a real person on Facebook. For many times they gave her a hard time for not posting a picture of herself on their site. They even banned her from even using their site completely, deactivating every account automatically that she created again. It wasn't until she posted a picture of herself that they left her alone. I am beginning to believe this is what Facebook is trying to force me to do.

    Facebook keeps saying they do not believe I gave out my real name and my information is fake. How when I gave them a picture of my ID? Not by choice, but by force. Facebook believed I did not give them my real ID (I guess it went back to that passport/immigration step I did not do). How can I give them an immigration card when I have none? How on earth can I prove that I'm not an illegal immigrant that Facebook would approve? Also I do not even have a passport to show to Facebook. This is even more difficult when there is no real way in contacting Facebook to even explain anything. We called, sent messages and any possible way, but we had no luck in a response back. Out of all our explaining though, Facebook seems one sided and does not even listen to what the user has to say.

    Facebook is forcing me to post a picture of my face, and continue to fill out all of my personal and private information on the internet. I do not wish to post my face on Facebook, due to issues other humans have, including my family by posting their photos on the site. I do not want to be called sexy, beautiful or anything, or someone trying to talk to me. They stalk and harass you today, so why can't my request in not sharing a picture of myself on the internet can be respected by Facebook? It's things I did not wish to be revealed. I did notice however it started when I posted things related to living dolls. They are legit and real people, but many like to criticize and pick on these types of people. Living Dolls are simply humans who dress as living dolls, nothing more, well at least that was simply my motive behind sharing it.

    Also someone and/or Facebook find it hard to believe that I have started the amount of projects I claim to have started, and I cannot be a writer being my age. I am unlike the youth of today. I strive to be ambitious, to gain knowledge and to become a professionally published writer. They find it hard to believe I am a novelists, professional manga writer, screenwriter and game writer, and that I have this stuff going for myself. Well, no one has really supported me in my quest, I have to say. Everyone has not been concerned, wishing to steal my ideas or putting me down, but that's not going to stop me. When I am published, everyone will see that I am in fact real, serious and determined. Facebook is also along with others accusing me of not sharing my real occupation/career, when it is real. I am a real writer. Also Facebook does not believe I was homeschooled, when that was the truth. What more proof that I am real do they want from me? They seem not satisfied until I'm the next prey, and then they wish to apologize after I'm dead.

    In fact, I even write a book related to predators on the internet. It is a good way of reminding myself and others that many should be aware, not to be so naive and trusting of others. 

    I have to say, I never had any other problems with any other social media about my identity. They have respected that I wish to be anonymous, and they willingly accept my genuine and logical reasons. Due to Facebook ruining my identity, I have begun to create a new character. Recently however, I decided to cancel the character and just use myself for my author brand. This will change the theme/brand completely. I have no choice though.

    So I am not about to further exploit myself to the internet, and so I will leave Facebook and not use it for my projects and business, ever. I dislike how Facebook has changed and their policies and everything. I also do not think it is fair to harass and to target me, and to pick at everything about me. To question me. I took off personal information due to my account and the humans on there not respecting it was only for my projects and business. I wished to keep it professional. When I was completely anonymous on Facebook, I noticed I was not being bothered by anyone at all. They knew that I meant business and my only purpose was for professional networking. I have to say, Facebook has became less and less professional and I even question is Facebook even worth it. The problem with that is my Spotify account. If I let that go, then my Spotify would be lost, including my hours of building up my inspiration playlists. Most of the music on Spotify I saved I probably would not even remember.

    My Negative Experience on Facebook

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