What a month August has been! So as I previously made you aware in my last post, the digitized version of my collection of short stories has been released on the Amazon Kindle store – cue shameless plug: *Fanfare music* This was my first step into self-publishing and chasing my dream of becoming an author. I seriously cannot thank people enough for sharing it, shouting about it on social media or even just buying a copy. The reception I’ve had so far has been incredibly mind-blowing and I genuinely don’t think it’s hit me yet. In all seriousness, it’s just
So I like to think that maybe radio silence isn’t necessarily a bad thing. If you don’t hear from someone for a while, it would be wiser to assume that they are super busy working, possibly starting their own international ping-pong championship, or choreographing Beyonce’s next routine, rather than recovering from let’s say, a bear mauling. Of course, only one of the above is true, and since I haven’t visited any dangerous woodlands recently and Beyonce won’t return my emails, I promise you I have been working hard behind the scenes! I’ve finally released the digitized version of my short story collection.
Firstly, I would just like to say thank you to those who contributed to my indiegogo campaign. I cannot believe the generosity I have been blessed with and I am so touched that others believe in this project. I want all of you to know that every penny will go towards pushing the book out to people to create as much awareness surrounding mental illness as possible. I would secondly like to apologise for the silence since the campaign ended, but I want to assure you I have been working behind the scenes organising the final draft of the stories in and
This is an idea that has been close to my heart for a very long time. From a personal aspect, there was a time when I never understood the concepts of mental health. It’s very easy to say or do something wrong when that understanding isn’t there. As I have grown seeing those closest to me suffer from anxiety, depression, OCD, and a whole host of other mental health issues, it has made me want to write these children’s stories to create awareness and I hope that with your help, it will be possible to spread this message as far