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…

Suzan Tisdale, Scottish Historical Romance Author

Scottish Historical Romance Author Suzan Tisdale was recently put into Facebook Jail. We don’t know if it was because she was posting too much (which seems highly unlikely due to some who constantly post all day long on Facebook) or if the #bookstuffers were upset because she spoke out against them. So, I am sharing…

Why bookstuffers hurt the industry

These past few weeks have been a double battle fighting against trademark bullies and lately bookstuffers. It seems like a neverending battle and at this point it really is. The movements #cockygate and #GETLOUD have been set up to bring awareness to these problems and to provide truth and education to the misinformed and to…