NEW RELEASE Ciara Ballintyne’s Epic Fantasy ‘In the Company of the Dead’

Only a fool crosses a god, but Ellaeva and Lyram will do anything to get what they want.     Title: In the Company of the Dead Author: Ciara Ballintyne Series: The Sundered Oath #1 Genre: Epic Fantasy/Fantasy Romance   Chosen as a five-year-old orphan to be the Left Hand of Death, Ellaeva has nothing … Continue reading NEW RELEASE Ciara Ballintyne’s Epic Fantasy ‘In the Company of the Dead’

The Validation Generation: The Dangers of Living in a Social Media World

Over the past week, you may have read the story of Essena O’Neill, an 18-year-old Australian who quit Instagram, YouTube, and Tumblr, despite having half a million followers and lucrative financial rewards. She did this, she said, because the images and videos on these sites are “contrived images and edited clips ranked against each other.” “Without … Continue reading The Validation Generation: The Dangers of Living in a Social Media World