“What does snake poo smell like?” That was the first – and oddest – question I ever asked the #amwriting community. Even odder? How many people replied. It is not an understatement to say that without online communities such as #amwriting, my recently released novel “Above Ground” wouldn’t exist. This is not only because I would have had to spend countless hours researching snake excrement, but also because I wouldn’t have had the motivation to finish.