57 of 100+ Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors so far–#HoldOnToTheLight Blogging on Suicide, Depression, PTSD, Self-Harm and Fandom

Candid. Revealing. Honest. Deeply personal. 57 of more than 100 of our participating sci-fi and fantasy authors have already blogged on mental wellness issues including suicide, depression, PTSD, Self-Harm, Domestic Violence and fandom as part of the #HoldOnToTheLight campaign. You can find the link to the first 57 posts and individual links to the posts … Continue reading 57 of 100+ Sci-Fi/Fantasy Authors so far–#HoldOnToTheLight Blogging on Suicide, Depression, PTSD, Self-Harm and Fandom

Supernatural’s #AlwaysKeepFighting (#AKF) and RandomActs inspire 100+ Sci-fi/Fantasy authors to blog on mental illness

The TV show Supernatural’s Always Keep Fighting campaign and RandomActs.org inspired a world-wide blogging campaign with more than 100+ bestselling, award-winning science fiction, fantasy, horror, paranormal romance and speculative fiction authors talking candidly about suicide, depression, self-harm, PTSD, domestic violence and mental illness in their books, in their lives and in the fandom community.

More SFF Authors share personal struggles with depression, PTSD, self-harm, suicide—a #HoldOnToTheLight Update

Over 100 authors are now part of the #HoldOnToTheLight conversation! Our authors span the globe, from the US to the UK to Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Even more exciting is that as the campaign picks up traction and visibility, more authors want to join, meaning a growing, vibrant dialog about mental wellness and coping … Continue reading More SFF Authors share personal struggles with depression, PTSD, self-harm, suicide—a #HoldOnToTheLight Update

Fandom Takes Care of its Own—How #HoldOnToTheLight Happened

By Gail Z. Martin I grew up believing that I was not going to survive to adulthood. My parents were into doomsday politics and apocalyptic religion, so whether it was Soviet nukes or Armageddon, we were all going down in flames. Everyone around me—extended family and religious social group—echoed the same fears and beliefs. I … Continue reading Fandom Takes Care of its Own—How #HoldOnToTheLight Happened

Starting the Conversation—A #HoldOnToTheLight Update

By Gail Z. Martin More than 100 authors are now part of the #HoldOnToTheLight conversation! Our authors span the globe, from the US to the UK to Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Even more exciting is that as the campaign picks up traction and visibility, more authors want to join, meaning a growing, vibrant dialog … Continue reading Starting the Conversation—A #HoldOnToTheLight Update