Or do you want her to learn to trust with negative results delivering the message that trust is a bad choice. Having my books challenged and having people try to ban them will never stop me from writing about issues that I need to write about.
Who is it you're afraid of offending? Jay: Nine years before I came up with the idea for Thirteen Reasons Whya relative of mine attempted suicide.
Those letters mean so much to me. I re-experience the trauma and pain when I write my novels—in a way it gets it out—and I re-experience it, too, each time I edit my manuscripts. Specificity gives you a clearer focus to your writing; it also helps with content marketing strategy, as a wider topic can be broken down into several pieces of content to form a campaign in the long term.
I wanted to write about the situations from that emotional perspective, not as an adult looking back.
Then, when I began really looking at the teen landscape, I became aware of issues touching the lives of so many of them—abuse, neglect, the need for love at whatever cost, depression and suicide, etc. Truth is never didactic.