It’s a Trap! (How Kindle Unlimited is Hurting Authors…While Kindle Select Prevents Them From Leaving)

It’s a Trap! (How Kindle Unlimited is Hurting Authors…While Kindle Select Prevents Them From Leaving)

When Amazon first rolled out its author payment system for Kindle Unlimited, I was ecstatic. But I’ve been tracking all my sales data ever since 2012 and ever since this roll out, I’ve noticed a definite trend. KU sales are going up (to the point where they outnumber my “real” sales by a factor of six) whereas Amazon’s payments for borrows are going down . . . way down.

FREE BOOK (Today Only)

FREE BOOK (Today Only)

Check out this new nonfiction series I just helped launch! It’s aimed for kids but has great facts and awesome pictures. The first book is FREE today! GET IT HERE. Please review if you pick up a copy.

Looting is Not Protest

Looting is Not Protest

Since when is it okay to protest a crime by turning to crime oneself? LOOTING IS NOT PROTEST!!! The media needs to cease validating these actions as a form of protest. People need to see that stealing and vandalism are not excusable just because someone is angry. Protest is good. Crime is not.

The Truth About Tithing

The Truth About Tithing

Almost every church claims the following about tithing: Everyone must tithe 10% of their gross income. They must give this money to their local church. This is God’s will to take care of his bride, the church, and will result in his blessing. Not tithing to the church will result in God’s curse. Yet consider…

XKCD Presents “What If?”

XKCD Presents “What If?”

If you are at all into “romance, sarcasm, math, and language,” you have no doubt heard of XKCD comics. If you are like me, you have snickered at nerdy jokes and puzzled over concepts while claiming to friends, “Of course I get it!” before excusing yourself to secretly Google the science that makes it funny. Now the creator of XKCD has written a book …

Comics Contribute to Poor Teacher Image

Comics Contribute to Poor Teacher Image

Comics (and movies) usually depict teachers sitting complacently behind their desk while their students work. As a teacher, I almost never had a chance to sit down—let alone at my desk—when my students were in the classroom. Depictions like the ones below are a big reason why people don’t seem to understand just how taxing a teacher’s job really is.

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