Category: Disability and Illness

DiversifYA: Ben Abbott

Ben Abbott is a freelance writer who’s worked with Metro.co.uk, GamesRadar and FUNdays Club (a local child care service ), gaming blogger, and short story writer. Over on GamesRadar, he’s written a fantastic article about OCD and mental health representation in games, which is very much worth a read! Follow Ben on Twitter here. 1. How do […]

DiversifYA: Sophie Cleverly

Sophie Cleverly is an utterly lovely writer — who I just happened to meet this weekend, yay! — with an MA in Writing For Young People. Sophie, aka hapfairy on Twitter, enjoys blogging, symphonic metal and everything fantasy. She’s currently working on her mystery series about twins, SCARLET & IVY, which debuts in 2015 and […]

DiversifYA: David Gillon

Today, the wonderful David Gillon joins us at DiversifYA! I’m particularly excited about his interview because David was one of the first other bendies I met, and getting an insight into his experiences was such a recognition to me (yaay, representation!) I also had the chance to meet David at LonCon this year, and I can attest […]

DiversifYA: Peter Monn, part two

The wonderful Peter Monn is back today with a fantastic interview! If you haven’t read Peter’s first interview from a couple of weeks ago, do have a look. Peter a life coach, author of young adult novels, one half of the online entertainment magazine, raannt, and a Huffington Post Gay Voices guest blogger. Prior to being a life coach and […]

DiversifYA: Kimberly Loth

Today, Kimberly Loth joins us to talk about life with a hearing aid. She is a high school math teacher by day (please don’t hold that against her) and YA author by night. She loves romantic movies, chocolate, roses, and crazy adventures. And currently, she lives in Cairo, Egypt with her husband and two kids. She is the […]

DivYAQnA: disability edition

DivYAQnA is back, this time focusing on disabilities, with a special guest-host, Kayla Whaley. You probably know her from Twitter/writeclub/ Disability in Kidlit/ this blog. So you already know how great this discussion was, right? You should read it anyway. [View the story “DivYAQnA 2: disabilities edition” on Storify ]

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