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Source: There’s a Way to Stop Mass Shootings, and You Won’t Like It.

Originally posted on Nuala Reilly: A Writer's Journey:


Someone posted this saying as a meme in a group I’m in and I re-posted it on my wall on Facebook. It’s probably one of the best things I’ve read in a LONG time when it comes to self-care and making sure you aren’t working as hard as others at hurting yourself. And I think a lot of us are guilty of this. Especially when it comes to specific relationships. We allow whatever good or loving feelings we’ve had or have for someone to gloss over their bad and hurtful qualities and unfortunately, sometimes it opens the door for the same people to hurt us over and over again.

I have definitely fallen victim to this. I’d much rather not have people mad at me (or act mad at me or tell me they’re mad at me) than do what’s right and walk away from someone toxic. I get…

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My Comic Con Experience

A few months ago I created a youtube channel. Here’s my latest video.


San Diego Comic-Con is a nerd adventure that I was introduced to in 2014. It’s incredible. Not just for the great swathes of comic books and merchandise you can add to your collection, but because of the incredible panels as well. This is a little Bergin Bits on my experience so far. And for those wanting to explore the wonder of ‘Nerd Christmas’ for yourself, here’s the link:

Pop Culture Hero Coalition:
Link to their Anti-Bullying ComicCon panel (their video is also much better than mine, fyi):…

NoH8 Campaign:

The Nerdist:


Originally posted on imy santiago:

A couple of weeks ago I read the third installment of a series I really loved. I will refrain from sharing the name of the novel and its author.

Like any reader, as soon as I finished reading, I wrote my review. When I tried posting it on Amazon (I did buy the eBook, just like any normal and decent human being would), I received a rather concerning email.

I will not share the screenshot of the email as it does contain the title of the book and name of the author. In its place I have copied the body of the email below.

Dear Amazon Customer,

Thanks for submitting a customer review on Amazon. Your review could not be posted to the website in its current form. While we appreciate your time and comments, reviews must adhere to the following guidelines:

Here I was, thinking I had included an…

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