Category Archives: Cheryl Rainfield

Strong Positive-Message T-Shirts, Hoodies, Notebooks, and more now available. #Survivors are strong. #MeToo #TimesUp

I’m happy to announce that my t-shirts and hoodies are now available available for sale with no minimum at Threadless. The three designs: You Are Stronger Than You Know; Sometimes You Have To Be Your Own Hero; and You Don’t … Continue reading

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#IWearDenim Because I Support Other Survivors & I Know It Is Never a Survivor’s Fault For Being Raped.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM), and today (April 27) is #DenimDay. I’m wearing denim to show my support for other survivors, and to take a stand against our rape culture.

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LOVE YAlit Author Ava Jae’s Post: On The Lack of Chronic Illness Rep In YA

I LOVE this post by ‪#‎YAlit‬ author Ava Jae On The Lack of Chronic Illness Rep In YA, and I’m honored that she included Parallel Visions in her list. We need to change the message that’s out there in YA … Continue reading

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Happy Pride!

Happy Pride Week from Petal and me! I wish you pride and a feeling of rightness in who you are–always. I hope you find many, many friends who celebrate you and love you for who you are. And I hope … Continue reading

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STAINED comes out in paperback today!

STAINED comes out in paperback today! I’m excited and happy. (Grinning) Like I did with SCARS, I drew on some of my own trauma and healing to write STAINED. In STAINED, Sarah thinks she knows what fear is-until she’s abducted. … Continue reading

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April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Speak out when you can. Support survivors. Take gentle care of yourself. I do. smile emoticon -Cheryl Rainfield, author of SCARS, STAINED, and HUNTED, and incest, rape, and torture survivor. April is Sexual Assault … Continue reading

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Share To Win 1 of 3 Inspiring Message T-shirts or T-shirt Plus 3 Signed Books by Cheryl Rainfield

UPDATE: The winners of the contest are: Laura Ashley, who won 3 signed books and a limited edition t-shirt; Sarah Clark, who won a limited edition t-shirt; Mary Ellen Wessels, who won a limited edition t-shirt; and Miracle Pinchera, who … Continue reading

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Limited Edition T-shirt: Sometimes You Have To Be Your Own Hero and You Are Stronger Than You Know

If you’ve read my books or interviews about me, you’ll know that I write about strong-girl (and emotionally strong boy), and that I draw deeply on my own trauma and healing. I had to save myself over and over again … Continue reading

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I believe that love and compassion cut through hate.

I believe that love and compassion cut through hate. I believe that when we use them, they help make the world a kinder place. I believe this, even after all the hate used against me, all the hate my abusers … Continue reading

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Love my books? Here’s how to help!

Do you love my books? Do you want to read even more books by me? Here’s how you can help me (and other authors you love): Buy a copy of our books. Publishers look at sales when they’re considering publishing … Continue reading

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