Why so brutal?

I’m new to this blogging thing so am on a bit of a learning curve.  I waver from feeling excited about all the amazing people out there who sit down and share their thoughts online, to feeling pretty nervous about how brutal some people can be with their comments. From my naive budding blogger perspective…

Happy or sad?

There is a justified view that often readers of self help books are vulnerable or in a bad way.  I want to learn more about those people and educate myself about the not-so-great aspects of the self help industry – however for now I only have an idea, I’m just beginning to form opinions, I…

The seed

The seed for Autonomous Books sprouted from a chip on my shoulder (not the potato variety.) I was at a dinner about 5 years ago with some very clever people.  Try as I might I could not contribute to the conversation and got to a point where I figured it would be better to keep…