Self Love in Fiction

A #wattpad4 chat a couple weeks ago was about self love and it stirred up a lot in me as I have struggled a lot with self love over the past couple of years (It’s definitely not pretty experience). So I figured it’s time to delve back into those waters as I do know a lot about the subject, it’s something I could teach for days on but I’ll restrict myself to this post, the chat, and another post on my other blog.

I often see self love romanticized and of all the things writers tend to romanticize, this one upsets me the most because it can make people who struggle with self love feel worse. It’s damaging and harmful to your audience, in this case I recommend you do valiant research if you don’t struggle with or understand self love.

Disclaimer: self love is different for every person, just as it will be for each of your characters. This is a brief post, as such I am brief in my descriptions and reasoning. I may expand at a later point.

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Best Books on Wattpad – 2016

I’ve read a lot of books the past year and a fair share of them were on Wattpad. These are the Wattpad books that made my 2016.   They made me laugh, think, cry and scream in frustration.  I read some of them over and over again, and they all hold special places in my heart.

I started this list back in the beginning of December and it took me a little while but I narrowed the books, in my library and archive, down to my top ten Wattpad books of 2016.  I didn’t realize how difficult it would be.

Some of these books are loved by thousands and hundreds of thousands, for good reason, and I also managed to sneak in a few hidden gems.  One of them almost didn’t make the list because I found out about it just a few days before I finished this list.

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