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Writing Advice on Trauma and PTSD in Books

Hey writers, I know there are a LOT of you out there wanting some advice on writing trauma and PTSD in books so I thought this video would be really useful in introducing trauma theory to equip you with the tools you need to write about your character’s experiences with more dimension:) The Things They… Read More »

Writing PTSD

Easily one of the disorders used the most in writing–writers are mean–there is a lot to consider when giving your character PTSD. Let’s discuss what’s done right and what is often missed. For a great story demonstrating PTSD, check out Benjamin Bass’ “Alone in the Light” : https://www.amazon.com/Alone-Light-Benjamin-W-Bass/dp/1733278605/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1590190861&sr=8-1 Follow me on Social Media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/CatherineBowse2… Read More »

Peter James | Matt Johnson| Authors Studio – Meet The Masters

This week in the authors studio we have former met police officer and ex soldier turned crime writer, Matt Johnson. Matt was discharged from the police with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and whilst undergoing treatment, he was encouraged by his counsellor to write about his career and his experience of murders, shootings and terrorism. And… Read More »