If you read my post yesterday about word count and something “weird,” you’ll remember that weirdness had to do with an unusual number of newsletter sign-ups I’ve had over the last few days. As I mentioned in that post, I normally get a handful of sign-ups each month, but I’ve been getting that many each day for approximately three days now. And each new reader provides only a first name.
I appreciate everyone taking the time yesterday to share their thoughts about whether I should judge these as genuine readers. LauraLynn even indicated she’d heard of the same thing happening to other writers.
I goggled the email addresses and found all of them (except two) listed as spam bots on a site called Clean Talk. *sigh* Really?
What satisfaction do spammers get from this? If it isn’t hard enough…
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