James Patterson paid for a full-page ad in The New York Times criticizing Amazon, Scott Turow talked about the “nightmarish” future that Amazon will bring and Stephen King signed a petition decrying the Seattle online retailer.
They do this as if they are fighting for the little guy.
The ‘1 percent’ mega best-selling authors side with giant publishing corporate entities because they make a lot of money from them. The rest of us don’t.
Frank Schaeffer, “The publishers, not Amazon, keep authors down”
WOAH, HOLD THE PHONE. I had never even considered this before and it’s an amazing point. Amazon has been made out to be this big evil entity, but we should all remember that it’s Amazon vs. publishers, not Amazon vs. writers!
Wow, I just love reading perspectives like this that totally change my own.(via yeahwriters)
unless your teachers are abusive assholes there is no fucking reason to disrespect them
they are literally trying their hardest to get you an education
teachers have every right to complain about rude students or the amount of papers they have to grade because their salary is low as shit
oh wow, your math teacher yelled at you because you were ignoring the lesson and talking to your friend
i wonder why
jesus christ teachers have it hard enough dont be an asshole
What if the Slytherin common room had the same kind of magic that Hogwarts has that conceals it’s real appearance and shows something different to Muggles and only the Slytherin students can see the big fluffy cushions and kittens playing in the portraits and everyone else sees dank, dripping dungeons.