Category: violence and bullying

Unsafe on Any Campus? Available for pre-order!

Unsafe on Any Campus?┬áCollege Sexual Assault, and What We Can Do About It is available…

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Game of Thrones and rape as a plot device

By SR Staley A virtual firestorm of debate erupted last month over a rape scene…

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Treating Guns Realistically in Children’s Literature

While volunteering for the Tallahassee Writers Association at Downtown Marketplace, an older woman picked up…

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Fiction and Storytelling as a Way of Visualizing Success

Authors are often surprised by the reactions of readers who seem to find things in…

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Dealing with Violence Against Women & Girls

One of my epiphanies writing Renegade centered on the role of violence in the lives…

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Is Violence Necessary in Children’s Literature?

Conflict is the essence of story, but does conflict need to include violence and physical…

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How I know I’ve Hit My Target Audience

Oneof the biggest challenges writers face is knowing whether or not they’ve hit the mark…

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When Reality Meets Fiction: Guns & Vigilante Justice

A sad story playing out in Oklahoma City reminds me of how fiction and reality…

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