Author has trademarked common word; threatening other authors over its use

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  1. Cave Troll

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    More like she needs to find a Sadist.
    Cocky or not, it would be far more entertaining,
    than her torturous writing style.

    Cereal who writes so many lines as if they were
    paragraphs? It gets really distracting, and annoying.

    I think she is just sharing her self insert fantasies
    that she will never have. Too bad it is more funny
    than sad.
    It is sad that people actually fell for the bullshit,
    cause the continuity makes no sense between
    the characters being related. Either that or
    their mom was a freaking busy slut with no condoms.
     
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    Oh my days, you lot have got me in stitches!
     
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    I think some of the characters are 2nd gen - there's a family tree on her site (no kidding) for the few people who give a shit, which to be frank isn't many
     
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    and then say, in a low rumble of thunder voice, "it's a stationary cupboard, stay still!"
     
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    I guess we are being too literal ... its just that he (on first meeting not that's shes easy or anything) is just so damn sexy its as though her panties have disappeared and his voice is making her wet despite the fact that he masturbated in front of her a moment ago...

    Do any of you ladies find a man answering the door naked and wanking in front of strangers to be an an attractive behaviour ?

    (If this is self insert fantasy it doesn't say much for Faleena's self esteem)
     
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    "She was cute, a little overweight...average.
    He was perfect."

    Product description for cocky romantic...
     
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    [closes eyes] Brad Pitt...

    [opens eyes] No. Doesn't work for me, sorry.
     
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    "Whoo the stationery closet! Be rough, I like paper cuts on my ass. And don't forget the lemon juice." :p
     
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    Maybe. But I do find it to be a literally disgusting description. That is interesting.

    I do not find that to be an attractive behavior. Maybe that's just me though?

    That sounds like some serious self esteem issues, I agree.

    Off topic (sorry) but why does it seem like every time a writer (romance is what I'm referencing and I'm sure not all writers, yada yada) writes an overweight female they're always so goddamned grateful to have anyone paying attention to them at all? Also... he wasn't perfect. No one's perfect. He's way not fucking perfect if he's jerking off in front of strangers and answering the front door with his dick in his hand. No.
     
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    That made me laugh so hard. Brad Pitt would definitely not work for me. Of course, in that situation, I can't think of anyone who would.
     
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    my other favourite line for cocky roomy is "I'll be bringing women home and I wouldn't want you to be offended when they scream my name repeatedly in ecstasy"
     
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    Aw. How thoughtful. Anyone have a vomit bucket handy? Thought I saw one around here somewhere.
     
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    To be fair its a different Cocker brother who's the wanker (I strongly suspect they are all wankers in the metaphorical sense)

    Also remember how she photographs her own covers ? From the Q&A on cocky romantic on good readers(my bold)

    Is It just me or does this cover look exactly like the cover for Dirty Neighbor by Cassie-Ann Miller?????

    Faleena Hopkins Cassie-Ann and I just talked about it, both bummed. It's a stock photography issue...and of course we matched the font to his eyes. I've changed my font color to help separate them, but the twins (this is Jason) have been set up for months as these men in the Cocker Brother's stories and on websites. There are 1500 preorder waiting for Cocky Jason... ;) so I'm keeping him as he is -
     
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    Maybe she just meant that it wasn't going to move and you're assuming she meant envelopes and paper?
     
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    another fantastic line (from cocky biker)

    "I try to pretend I don't dampen under his smirk."

    Does smirking generally get girls hot ? (not in my experience but maybe i'm just not Cocky enough)
     
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    Don't worry, next she'll claim that she's the one selling the stock photos. Multiple streams of income and such! All of it for her fans!
     
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    Well, I guess that depends on where his face is when he's doing it.

    Okay... that was wrong. Sorry. Couldn't help it.

    No, smirks don't (generally) get me all hot and bothered.
     
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    I feel that it would attract me to the nearest police station.
     
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    from cocky senator

    "God, the look in his eyes.
    Desire. Lust. Need.
    He leans in and smirks, "I know a janitor's closet that locks."

    My he's a smoothie, is it any wonder women want him - you'd have thought a senator would at least run to a room in the no tell motel
     
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    Book 17 Cocky Copper

    "When Laurin went to the police station to report Jason's exhibitionism, little did she know that she was going to help Marius Cocker with his inquiries... but when a pair of handcuffs, an empty cell, and a large truncheon are on offer, sometimes a girl just has to assume the position."
     
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    Womble?
     
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    [spits out water] Janitor's closet!!!

    Yeah cause the smell of cleaning chemicals and dirt is just so damn hot(!)

    I can think of so many places that would be preferable to a janitor's closet!
     
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    Well it is slightly classier than a stall in the bathroom...
     
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    AMEN!
    My female mc is soooo not overweight!
     
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    depends who's smirking - and how ...

    now if it was a certain someone, and he was in my bed, naked, three inches from me, and he smirked ... well lets just say the man in the boat would friggin drown!
     
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