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Hooray! We did it! Congrats and thank...

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Congratulations to everyone! This is a moment for gratitude. (And happy dances!) With your support, we reached and exceeded the goal of The Roots of Resistance’s Community Publishing Campaign. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. This helps bring all kinds of amazing writing into the world this year, along with The Roots […]

Blockade the Gangplanks on the Titani...

An Essay of the Man From the North by Rivera Sun Blockade the gangplanks of the Titanic! Shut down the boilers of the ship! Storm the stairs from steerage and seize the wheel! We have passed the point where token victories, small handouts, and crumbs from banquet tables will help us. We have struck too […]

Net Neutrality: Gandhi’s Salt F...

Net Neutrality is the keystone issue in the movement of movements. It is poised to become as pivotal to our interconnected struggles as the Salt March was for Gandhi and the Indian Self-Rule Movement. This week, the FCC repealed Net Neutrality rules in blatant disregard of the 83 percent of US citizens who declared support for Net Neutrality. Overlooked for years, often […]

Gratitude for the Adventure Called Li...

Tis the season to talk about gratitude. And turkey. And colonialism, Indigenous peoples, Buy Nothing Day, Shop Local, consumerism, capitalism, and the growing list of ways humanity will come to an untimely demise. I’m going to leave all that aside for a moment. In other years, I’ve had a mouthful of opinions along with my […]

You + Me = We Publish Great Books

Can a story change the world? Yes. Here’s how… (Plus! Here’s your chance to get a free copy of The Way Between!) Folktales. Fairy tales. Old wives’ tales. Your support of the Community Publishing Campaign has gotten my creative juices flowing. I’ve been writing the Stories of the Third Brother in my morning writing sessions. These are the […]

Fling Back Despair! Kindle the Flame ...

Note: The sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection is here! The Roots of Resistance is available through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance#/ Despair rides in front of our opposition, an invisible wind that blows like plague through our hearts. Here, our stand begins. Moment-by-moment, day-by-day, we must keep despair at bay in the siege waged by the […]

You. Are. Amazing. A Good News Letter...

You. Are. Amazing. It takes vision, love, and courage to change the story of our times. You’ve got it all. Thank you. Wow. I am blown away by the response to The Roots of Resistance’s Community Publishing Campaign. In two days, we are thirty percent funded, which reflects the incredible generosity, love, and vision of readers and friends far […]

Texas Free Rangers – An Excerpt...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. It is available from Nov 10th until Dec 17th through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance/x/4376219#/ At two o’clock in the morning, Tansy woke Tucker to tell him that a group claiming to be the Texas Free Rangers was taking credit for […]

Little Dandelions – An Excerpt ...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. It is available from Nov 10th until Dec 17th through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance/x/4376219#/ Not here. Not us. Not our school. The words of Idah Robbins echoed in Charlie’s thoughts. The fifth grade teacher’s voice rang with fierce determination and […]

Debt Prison Strike – An Excerpt...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. It is available from Nov 10th until Dec 17th through our Community Publishing Campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-roots-of-resistance/x/4376219#/ Chapter Nine Debt Prison Strike Hot and humid as a hairy armpit on a southeast afternoon, the debt prison laundry stank of detergents and hissing cotton […]

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