Books Are My Friends: They Bring Me Love/Pain/Sorrow/Adventure/Freedom They Are My Salvation

I want to step outside of talking about trauma, so I thought I would talk about some of my favorite authors and the writing tropes they use to put their stories together. I don’t often do “book reviews”, and this isn’t really a selection of reviews, so much as it’s a list of authors I… Read More Books Are My Friends: They Bring Me Love/Pain/Sorrow/Adventure/Freedom They Are My Salvation

Stop Writing Books About Love And Gangsters, God Damnit. It’s Not Sexy or Cute Anymore

This Post contains conversations about sexual abuse, gang life and trauma. Please consider this your trigger warning. Okay we get it, you think that loving gangsters is sexy and cute. Raise your hand if you’ve seen “Legend” which is to my mind, the most accurate gang life film ever written. Legend is about Identical twins… Read More Stop Writing Books About Love And Gangsters, God Damnit. It’s Not Sexy or Cute Anymore