Copyright troll, Linda Ellis has tried for many years to establish herself as apubic speaker. She's posts videos from time to time showing off her skill set as a writer. She displays her gift by opening her speeches with other author's works  without crediting those authors. For her finale she reads The Dash to the audience in a soft sad voice hoping I'm sure to drive home those words so that each member of the audience buys her book and shares that stupid poem and creates more targets for her. She does not warn the audience NOT TO SHARE THE DASH. There is no record anywhere of Ellis warning people not to share the poem or warning them of the consequences if they do. 

Most of us wonder why she can't recite the poem from memory. Many of you believe she can't remember the words after 20 years of reading the stupid poem because she didn't write The Dash. We beleive she found it and claimed it as her own and then copyrighted it. We believe that notion because she has quoted 3 different dates she claims to have written it - 1994, 1996 and 1998. There are three different versions of the poem on the Internet. "Oh, what a tangled webwe weave. When first we practise to deceive!" - Felicia Hemans from Marmion as an epigraph for her poem of 1827, The Homes of England.

It appears that Ellis has difficulty writing original thought and crediting other authors for their words. Her most recent video marketing snippets include words from George Carlin and Evelyn Anderson she didn't credit either author.

"Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty thin gs." George Carlin

The other big laugh she gets is from a common phrase used by public speakers is Evelyn Anderson's:

"After such an introduction, I can hardly wait to hear what I’m going to say" - Evelyn Anderson.

Linda does not find it necessary to credit authors with their original content yet she expects the reading public never to share her content with anyone or quote her? I didn't get paid a dime when I shared the Dash. We can assume that Linda Ellis is being paid for public speaking. She is in full violation of her own rules of fair play and justice.

Linda Ellis plays by a very different set of rules. Her hypocrisy seems to grow with each passing day.

UPDATE: IN 2017 Linda Ellis sold the copyright for The Dash to Mac Anderson, a wealthy publisher and author. If you paid off Linda Ellis, share your story of abuse and harassment and request a refund of extorted monies paid to Linda Ellis.  Contact Mac Anderson at Simple Truths.

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