So last year there was an author event announced with TONS of my favorite authors who were going to be in attendance. I remember the week this was announced, I immediately messaged my friend. I told her “We have to go to this. I want to go so bad”. And so since it was announced, I had wished and hoped I somehow could find a way to go, although I knew it probably wouldn’t happen. I just don’t get to make author signings like I used to. So I came to terms with not going.
Domestic Violence is a sensitive subject for a lot of people. Chances are you know someone that has been or currently is a victim to abuse, whether you know it or not.
Did you know statistics show 1 in 4 women will be abused at some point in their life? ONE IN FOUR! Such a big topic that so many people want to say they are against, and yet domestic abuse is not happening less, it’s happening more. And it needs to stop. More people need to speak out against it and know it isn’t their fault.
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I have been pondering on this subject for quite a while. I had decided to let it be and not to make a big deal over it. However when a friend/author was contacted today multiple times. I decided I need to speak my mind.
Back when I first started book blogging. It was a whole different world than it is now. Maybe, I got lucky, because when I started I had someone that was already deep in the book community more less take me under their wings and teach me how to fly, or blog, however you want to look at it!
BUT HERE IS A FEW THINGS I HAVE LEARNED THROUGH THE YEARS OF BEING IN THE BOOK COMMUNITY AND MY OPINIONS ONLY
I have a lot on my mind here, so I understand completely if I Loose your attention, but I’ll try not to.
If you are a blogger and you are in this only for FREE stuff, then do us all a favor and stop. you should be blogging for the love of books, not just to get your socks off with free crap. Cause someone has to pay for that so called free stuff you want. Blogging should be about so much more.