It’s not easy

It's not easy being an author

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Let’s get something straight

Piracy takes away the author's/publisher's ability to keep their books on the shelves #oceansofpdf #theloudtype

Trademarking common words is on the rise

It seems ever since #cockygate flooded the author community there have been more and more unknown authors rushing to trademark commonly used words to secure their "safety nets" for their work. Often, these authors claim to have a reader's best interests at heart but to many, it boils down deeper than that. Recently, an author [...]

Reflective attacking is pointless when done by trolls.

Sockygate, ahem, I mean the #getloud movement has taken on a whole new level where bookstuffers in the guise of legitimate authors and concerned readers have come to attack genuine legitimate authors, thereby discrediting them and making false accusations against them to further silence them. These accusations have included doxxing, bullying, sending threatening letters, hacking [...]

We were not bullying Faleena Hopkins

The other day, I came across an article that demonized the #cockygate and #getloud campaign while putting FH on a pedestal. I read the article myself and thought there were a million things wrong with it, not only because of the absurdity of it but the lack of research and receiving other opinions about what [...]