Depression · Diversity · Journal · Mental Illness · Neurodiversity · Through the Shattered Glass

Through the Shattered Glass #4

About the series : In case the title didn’t give it all, Through the Shattered Glass is going to be my Grey Journal. I am going to document my lowest, darkest moments in life. It is also a Journal, but it will only display my darkest days, perhaps even a bit about the aftermath. *************************  …… Continue reading Through the Shattered Glass #4

Bookish · Diversity · Own Voices · Top5... · WOC

Top5…#4: Shaila Patel’s Top5 reasons for writing #OwnVoices

My Top 5 Reasons for Writing an #Ownvoices Novel #Ownvoices has become a hot hashtag this past year. It applies to any novel with diverse or marginalized characters written by authors from that same marginalized group. It was created to help identify authentic diverse books within a publishing world where #ownvoices stories were often overlooked.…… Continue reading Top5…#4: Shaila Patel’s Top5 reasons for writing #OwnVoices

Asexuality · Bookish · Diversity · LGBTQIA · Why I Write???

WHY I WRITE??? #5 ft Claudie Arseneault

Why I write. When I first read the question, my mind drew a blank. Why do I write? And how does it tie to my identities? It’s not so much to see myself reflected in fiction. As an abled-bodied cis white girl, I’ve been fairly blessed on that account. Characters might never be quite like…… Continue reading WHY I WRITE??? #5 ft Claudie Arseneault

Book Review · Bookish · Diversity · Mental Illness · Neurodiversity · YA

Book Review: Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton

Title: Words on Bathroom Walls Author: Julia Walton Publisher: Random House Publishing Publication Date: July 4th, 2017 Genre:  Mental Illness, YA, Contemporary Format: Review e-copy My Rating: 4.5/5 stars       Adam is a Schizophrenic teenage boy, who is going to start a new experimental drug therapy in hopes of improving the quality of…… Continue reading Book Review: Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton

Bookish · Diversity · LGBTQ · Why I Write???

WHY I WRITE??? #3 Ft Jaylee James

When I’m in the middle of writing, I do it because there are stories, characters, and worlds in me that I need to express. They drive the entire process. Once I get going, they take over, living their lives in my head, and it’s all I can do to try to keep up.   But…… Continue reading WHY I WRITE??? #3 Ft Jaylee James