(Warning: Rant ahead.) Just in case it wasn’t clear from what I write, and in case you don’t follow me on Twitter or Facebook (where I am quite active and vocal) here are a few things I believe. (The following list comes from a post I put up on Facebook back in June… … Read More
#RWAshitshow – FINALLY, the resignation that was needed.
The #RWAshitshow summation. … Read More
#childrapeisNOTromance – Why Amazon’s TOS matters when you write problematic books.
#childrapeisnotromance – ~0~ without fuckery in Romancelandia. Writing child sexual abuse and labelling it a “romance book” is not a good idea. … Read More
(UPDATED) An open letter to Christine Feehan.
#cockygate2 the Christine Feehan version. Ugh. Authors, just stop this trademark nonsense. Seriously. … Read More
Sunday Funny: Fractious Cat Handling (work-safe)
Something funny for your Sunday… … Read More
Ugh… … Read More
#cockygate – Faleena Hopkins, trademark / patent troll.
Filed Under: Faleena Hopkins #cockygate trademark / patent troll Okay, what is #cockygate? Read my first article then meet me back here. There are updates. Ready? Here we go. Here’s the latest #cockygate Twitter thread, with all the court docs linked. We need to be supporting Kevin and the other authors in this fight against … Read More
#Cockygate – WTF? The summation.
Coming Soon | Pre-Orders | Series Info You’ve probably been hearing about #cockygate the past couple of weeks and might be wondering WTF is that? Long story short: A fairly newbie writer (Faleena Hopkins) decided she was going to trademark a common word, “cocky,” and then started going after other writers who’d used it in their book … Read More
Charles Michael Segaloff (aka Michael Makai) sentenced. #BDSM
The court docket summary doesn’t have the actual sentencing paperwork in it yet, but there was a hearing and local media are reporting that Charles Michael Segaloff (aka BDSM author Michael Makai) was sentenced on 8/5/2016 to two years in federal prison. http://newsok.com/erotic-book-author-sentenced-in-okc-federal-court-case/article/5512534 Apparently he’d filed a memo before the sentencing to try to get … Read More
Help needed from Facebook peeps to report fake account!
Hey, guys, there’s a fake “me” on Facebook I just discovered. Apparently they’d had the real me blocked up until recently, because when I went looking for duplicates a few weeks ago, I didn’t see them, but they’d uploaded a profile pic last fall. The FAKE: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100010317641335 If you’re on Facebook, PLEASE go report that … Read More
What am I reading, a rant about pirates (sorry), and Coming Soon.
I had a new release on Monday, in case you missed it! 🙂 Rhymes With Orange (Suncoast Society 35, MMMF, BDSM) is now available from BookStrand. http://www.bookstrand.com/tymber-dalton Note: It takes 4-6 weeks for books to be released to third-party sites. I have no control over that. If you have a Kindle, you can order directly … Read More
You cannot drive a semi truck (or other certain commercial vehicles) in the US legally unless you have the proper license, training, insurance, the vehicle and trailer meets minimum federal and state standards as to mechanical soundness, etc. You have to be a minimum age. You have to keep logs. You have to fulfill certain … Read More
I’m done. #TheWalkingDead #jumpedtheshark #TWDFinale
*sigh* If you haven’t watched the season 6 finale of The Walking Dead — spoilers. If my tone sounds resigned, well, it is. Breaking up is usually hard to do…except this time. They made it damned easy for me. Yes, they’re deviating from the comics. Fine. I stuck with them through that. I stuck through … Read More
Quick Note: Why I’m not posting certain documents in the Charles Michael Segaloff (Michael Makai) case.
There has been a valid point brought up that I want to make sure I clarify, since I cannot remember all the places I have clarified it. (Fibrofog is a bitch, so…blog post.) And I’m tired of repeating myself, so, huzzah, blog post. In the Charles Michael Segaloff (Michael Makai) arrest and federal case, I’m … Read More
Why you trust your gut: #BDSM and predators in the lifestyle. (Charles Michael Segaloff / Michael Makai arrest)
Information about sexual predator and registered sex offender Charles Michael Segaloff, aka self-proclaimed BDSM “expert” and author Michael Makai, aka Michael McKay, aka Michael Sage … Read More