Open Letter to Faleena Hopkins

Excellent letter about the ridiculous trademark situation going on with an author bullying others.

Cassie Sharp

Faleena,

This is not a hate letter.

This is not a public shaming, or a “stoning.”

Now that that’s out of the way, we can move on. So, who the fuck am I, and why the hell am I writing you a letter? In short, I’m Cassie Sharp. I am an indie author. I do not write romance. I feel like I need to make that clear, so you aren’t thinking this is a plea for you to do anything. I will not personally be affected by your TM of the word “cocky.” I write mystery/suspense/thrillers, so unless I want to title a book, The Cocky Detective Who Almost Doesn’t Catch the Psychopath, and somehow categorize it in a romance genre, your TM isn’t going to deter the titling of any current or future works of mine.

Because I’m an author, I’ve been following this madness closely. In my mind, the thought…

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2 comments on “Open Letter to Faleena Hopkins

  1. I love this. Very logical and honest. Definitely appeals to my brain.

    Even if what’s-her-face sees it though… I get the feeling she’ll just see all the issues that authors deal with as something that “needs to change” and she’ll “be a guinea pig” for the change. She kinda hinted at that in her FB live ramble.

    It’s kinda scary.

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