Author: Brittany Gates

  • One Month Of No Social Media

    One Month Of No Social Media

    I recently marked my one month of no social media anniversary. I should’ve uploaded this post on the exact day of the anniversary but I forgot. While looking at the calendar recently to make some plans I realize the passage of time since deleting my Twitter account. If you click on that post I go […]

  • New Short Stories Available For Download

    New Short Stories Available For Download

    I’ve been busy with multiple projects recently, which is why I haven’t published any new blog posts on my website for quite some time. One of those projects is writing. And now you can enjoy the fruits of my labor! There are new short stories available for download on my Writer page. What Are The […]

  • Two Weeks Of No Social Media

    Two Weeks Of No Social Media

    Today, September 10, marks two week of no social media for me. On August 26 I deleted my Twitter account which was the last social media platform I had an account on. So how has my life been without using any social media? Read on to find out. Two Weeks Of No Social Media And […]

  • Heroku Removing Free Dynos

    Heroku Removing Free Dynos

    Heroku removing free dynos from their pricing plan is bad news for developers and coders all over the world. This was a popular platform to host web apps or test out stuff while writing code. I used it myself to host two of my web apps because it was very cost-effective. Soon I will have […]

  • I’m No Longer On Twitter

    I’m No Longer On Twitter

    As of today I’m no longer on Twitter. I deactivated my account, deleted the bookmark on my desktop, and removed the app from my phone. Why I’m No Longer On Twitter The main reason why I left the platform because of the fighting. People debate with each other foolishly over topics meant to divide people. […]

  • Student Loan Forgiveness: I’m Fine With It

    Student Loan Forgiveness: I’m Fine With It

    President Biden recently unveiled his plan for student loan forgiveness after months of rumors. As expected many Americans are excited for the plan while others are upset. Of course those with student loans are happy because a nice percentage of them will be their loans completely paid off or have a large portion forgiven. Thus, […]

  • Don’t Vent To Your Viewers

    Don’t Vent To Your Viewers

    I make video for YouTube and I stream on Twitch. Lately I’ve seen more and more creators from both platforms complain about issues affecting YouTube and Twitch to their audience. Usually their complaints revolve around lower views than normal or a lack of new subscribers/followers. This is a bad move in my opinion. In this […]

  • How To Live Totally Free Ebook Coming Soon!

    How To Live Totally Free Ebook Coming Soon!

    Hey everyone, I have a big announcement to make: How To Live Totally Free ebook coming soon! Yep, these blog posts under that category will become an ebook so you can read them at your leisure. And I’m going to expand on the posts and provide full details of the plan so you can live […]

  • Goodreads Is Horrible For Authors

    Goodreads Is Horrible For Authors

    I’ve used Goodreads for years now as an author to handle the details about my books. And when I started using the website it had it problems. I thought things would improve because Amazon owns it. Well, it hasn’t. Today I hit a breaking point with the site. I wanted to update the cover images […]

  • Buy Used Goods To Save Money

    Buy Used Goods To Save Money

    As I continue in the Variable Expenses section of the How To Live Totally Free plan today I discuss how to save money on clothing, furniture, household goods, and other items. The best way to cut costs with these is to buy used goods to save money. Also called “thrifting” this way allows you to […]