I have heard it said a million times, “teens will be teens, and that is what they do.” While I understand the statement to some degree (I have a teenager still at home, one in university, one out of the house, teens constantly in and out of my home), I do not agree with it.
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My new book BITTER BETRAYAL like the award-winning title, The Greenlee Project, focuses on consequences of action. I’m passionate about protecting impressionable teens that are between the ages of thirteen and sixteen years olds. Teens this age fall into the YA category, which caters up to eighteen years old, but there’s a huge maturity difference
What inspired the story, The Greenlee Project? I was asked that recently, authors are asked that question frequently about their work. Since this book is important to me, personally and the topic, I thought I’d share in detail my inspiration for the book. Writing this piece took me to a dark place, as a writer,
As 2015 comes to an end, I look back with mixed feelings; bittersweet. On a professional level, company wise, we had successes of such a magnitude that only those close to us could appreciate what we truly accomplished. Positioning our company in such a way it will survive the tumultuous ups and downs of the
If you’re an author, aspiring writer or in the publishing industry, you know two things for sure: change is constant, and popularity determines sales. I haven’t always been on this side of the fence, publishing, I’m an author as well. I often forget to promote my work since I’m busy with Progressive Rising Phoenix Press.
Unfortunately, bullying, especially cyber bullying, isn’t a new problem that tweens and teens face on a daily basis. Tools such as smart phones, placed in the hands of a tween or teen, can cause irreversible damage. Best friends one minute, enemies the next, and the push of a send button, consequences, come later. Video posts