Tag: Author

“How She Healed Me” is now on Amazon – here is the Trailer!

I’ve been working on my memoir, ‘How She Healed Me’ for the past year, I’m SO excited the time has come to birth it into the world. This is my story, the past three years – if you’ve enjoyed my blogs then you will love this book. It WILL make you cry, but I promise…

The Problem With Adults Choosing What Kids Read. Or: The Desensitization of the Gatekeepers

I suggested in an earlier post that Authors, who are in a unique position of power, have a moral duty to ‘Do no Harm’ to their young audiences by thinking very carefully about what they choose to write about. My main concerns are the increasing amount of violence and graphic descriptions of violent and gruesome…

Violent Death in Kid’s Books: Authors “should” aim to Do No Harm to Young Readers

I have a problem when the words KILL, CHILD, ENTERTAINMENT, are uttered in the same sentence. I have a problem with those words uniting to form a story. I particularly have a problem with those words uniting to form a story for children to read. To learn from. To be entertained by. I read a…