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 [...]



Hated author strives to play at people’s hearts, Fails big time due to all the awesome chesticles powers

  This showed up last night on my timeline through the retweeting and commenting of others. Many of us waited in anticipation for this "real story" to come to light, of which is to be public and yet again, we are still waiting. There are some things about this I want to address. First, Faleena [...]

Trademarking: Please Stop It

Every day it seems authors wake up to a new trademark that has been filed. The questions come out and the panic sets in. Who can blame us? After what Faleena Hopkins (See #Cockygate) did to many authors, we are certainly on edge. The trademark filings just keep rolling in. Our questions deserve an adequate [...]

Book covers for Storm: The Last Aleantylar

  These are the book covers for Storm: The Last Aleantylar. One cover is for the paperback and the other for the E-book. Some of you may be wondering what Storm: The Last Aleantylar is about. Storm: The Last Aleantylar is the second book in my Warriors series. Here is a short synopsis: When sixteen-year-old [...]

The Warriors: Crimson Chaos Giveaway

Do you want a free copy of my YA contemporary fantasy novel? How about a signed copy? Two lucky winners will get that chance! Details here!

The Warriors: Crimson Chaos Character Word Search

The Warriors: Crimson Chaos, a YA Contemporary Fantasy novel Words to find: Scorpio, Blaze, Chinook, Thunder, Chilie, Snow, Tboz, Shades, Ice, Flash, Tutock, Karma, Sin, Claw, Malice, Suicide, Surge, Savage, Razor, Cain. Words can be found in all directions. Must print. Synopsis: Eight teenagers with powerful, supernatural abilities must undergo training by the eccentric mystic Chinook [...]