Self Publishing vs Traditional Publishing While Disabled

For the past few months I’ve been working on my debut novel. I’ve mentioned it here a few times and people have been asking me if I plan to self publish it or go the traditional route of getting an agent and a publisher. I have researched both extensively and chosen to…..

Service Animal Etiquette

I’ve been seeing a lot of debates lately about service animals and fake service animals so I decided to give a little insight from someone who spent 12 years with a service dog and has had quite a long list of experiences to talk about. This is Diamond. She was my service dog for 12Continue reading “Service Animal Etiquette”

We Don’t Owe You A Goddamn Thing

I’ve been contemplating how to write this blog for a few days. Instinctively I find myself wheeling on eggshells over this topic when I really shouldn’t. As disabled people we’re expected to answer everyone’s questions with a smile, always be polite even when people are being rude and offensive and we’re expected to never showContinue reading “We Don’t Owe You A Goddamn Thing”

Things Abled People Have Said to Disabled People (Part 2)

Hey ya’ll, My first Things Abled People Have Said to Disabled People was such a big hit I decided to do it again. So here’s part 2:

Things Abled People Have Said To Disabled People

I grew up disabled in an abled world. I didn’t have many disabled friends and often times the abled people around me didn’t know how to handle me. I think a lot of people think of the hardest cases of disability when they hear the world “disabled”. I’ve personally seen people’s faces drop when theyContinue reading “Things Abled People Have Said To Disabled People”