The Courage to Share

Mental Health in Young Adult Fiction and Life Guest Blog Postby Rebecca Laffar-Smith~ This October, YA science fiction and fantasy author Rebecca Laffar-Smith will be touring libraries in Western Australia to help raise awareness of youth mental health crises. Today she joins us via a guest blog post. Welcome, Rebecca! ~ First, I want to … Continue reading The Courage to Share

Neurodiversity in SFF

Earlier this year I attended QuaranCon 2022, an online speculative fiction convention in its second year featuring speakers from all over the world. Today I'm highlighting a particular panel that resonated with me: Neurodiversity in SFF. From the QuaranCon YouTube channel description: "We're not all wired the same way, and that is a thing of … Continue reading Neurodiversity in SFF

To Write Or Not To Write? (IWSG March)

Welcome to the Insecure Writer’s Support Group day. On the first Wednesday of each month, we blog about writing to encourage others out there. The IWSG is all about connecting, sharing, and ‘rocking the neurotic writing world’.  Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who … Continue reading To Write Or Not To Write? (IWSG March)