I found Nancy Canfield, a fellow writer on AC via the most commented links. I actually found the most commented section (which I don't usually check) after reading this article from Jennifer Wagner.
Any way, I was intrigued by the title: "My Love/Hate Affair with Associated Content". This writer's struggle is what causes many writers on AC to give up and remain as an inactive source on AC from that point on. You can read her article here.
Thank you, Nancy, for continuing on. I feel I need to quote Tim Allen here. "Never give up! Never surrender!