Category Archives: Current events

Stop destroying books!

Yesterday a famous youtuber destroyed a copy of a book and handed out the pieces for a charity event. I found so many things wrong with this event, but I only want to focus on one thing right now. That … Continue reading

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Going nuclear

The continued outpouring of radiation from the Fukushima power plant makes me very nervous. Radiation has been pouring into the ocean for two years now and continues to do so. The first wave of radiation will float all the way … Continue reading

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The social in social media

I keep hearing from people who do not get the social in social media. Statements like: “I do not need to advertise every little tidbit of my life”, or “This is only for self-absorbed folks”, tell me that the person … Continue reading

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And now to the bad and the ugly

  A whole lot of drama happened at and shortly after VidCon that I had the good fortune not be be involved in. Nevertheless, I have opinions about these things. Most of the drama can be placed into two categories. … Continue reading

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VidCon 2013 summary of my experiences

VidCon 2013 happened. I took part in it and had a blast. Many other people did as well. Everybody had many different experiences and it was entirely possible to be at the event for the whole time and not meet … Continue reading

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OMG! Adults are so boring!

Recently, John Green of Young Adult author fame and one of the people I greatly admire received this question by anonymous on tumblr: “Would you ever write a YA novel where an adult plays a key role? I know you … Continue reading

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VidCon 2013 primer

There are a few advice blogs out there that tell you what to bring and what to do for and during VidCon. Let me add mine to this. In regard to what to bring, I think the most important thing … Continue reading

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