Are you kidding me? I hate to tell you this, but most kids are already pretty nice. Yep, there are some bullies in every school, but most kids aren’t, and they make friends in a matter of minutes. In my experience, at multiple school systems around the country, they try to make friends with new … More #Walkupnotout… um… no.
I was sixteen when I realized I could never be a Republican. I was listening to a speech from Bush-the-Lesser, and when he brought up the “sanctity of marriage,” it was clear he wasn’t including anyone that wasn’t straight and Christian. That isn’t a conservative belief. Sorry, it just isn’t. Conservatives should be the first … More #Never #GOP
I see a lot of… I don’t know, paranoia? Fear? Look, peeps, people will hurt you. It happens. It is human nature. We are, at heart, selfish. Each and every one of us is. You see that both when you need help, and when you are helping others. It isn’t intentional, it’s instinctual, the … More Instincts are Tough
Being an author isn’t glamorous. Even the authors who make it look glamorous really aren’t. In the age of social media and the need to be “on” for our readers, most of us have become fairly decent actors capable of throwing on a veneer of glamour or “coolness” for our readers. No one wants to … More A Dose of Reality
I’ve seen and dealt with many horrible things in my life. Corpses with the faces blown off, burned bodies, children blown into small pieces by their own hands because some coward convinced them they would go to a better life… The worst horror I have ever felt is watching friends have to explain to … More Not One More
Oh no! My comments about “50 Shades” offended some people! Bite me. I’m offended by cloaking abuse behind “romance” and women letting it happen instead of being disgusted. In spite of some of the cheesy articles written about it, consent in 50 Shades is a joke. Signing a contract to things you don’t understand … More 50 Shades of Rapey Bullshit