Fire and Ice

This past week has been a major eye-opener for me. In a lot of it, I was very hurt by some of the actions of others. I still am but I am trying to learn from it and to find out why these things happened. They say there is a reason for everything, but sometimes [...]

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Amazon inhibits book reviews

Amazon is a confusing company. On the one side, it is a convenient place to find and purchase those hard to find items for a decent price that you wouldn't find elsewhere. Prices are usually reasonable and delivery of the product you purchase is quick. In recent times though, Amazon has gone through several stages [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]