A year ago today, 22 Scars was first made available on Kindle and Apple Books (with the print version released a week later)! Tackling serious issues such as teenage depression, abuse, self-harm and suicide, I knew from the outset that it wasn't going to be for everyone - and I've had plenty of reviews that … Continue reading Happy Anniversary to 22 Scars!
I came across a review of 22 Scars today (odd that it was published all the way back in July), and possibly for the first time, it bothered me. The reviewer, who goes by Addy, does note that they felt the book was important to discuss, but then goes on to explain why they weren't able … Continue reading I’m Sorry, But I Can’t Apologize
At 7:44 this morning, I lost a friend. I don't like to use phrases like 'passed away', or 'in a better place'; I don't like to paint the brutality of his suffering with a soft brush. He had cancer for two years, and this morning he died. I'd known him for seven years. I will … Continue reading End of the Road: A Tribute
It's October, which is probably Amy's favorite month - it's autumn enough to feel the fall chill and the changing of the colors, but it isn't her birthday yet, which she hates. It's a month when it's considered acceptable to dress all in black, and no one bats an eye when you say there aren't … Continue reading October Is Here, and I’m Giving Away 22 Scars