Tag Archives: Cheryl Rainfield

This is #IReadYA Week! And some of my recent favorites.

I love reading YA books; they’re my favorite–and I love writing them, too. (Smiling) So much emotion and tension, strong-girl characters (and strong boys, too) who I root for, no boring bits or long passages of description that stop the … 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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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 think safe touch is so important for children and teens in school

I think safe touch is SO important. I desperately needed it as a child and teen in school from a few kind teachers who saw my pain; it was the only place I got safe touch. I’m honored to be … Continue reading

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I am honored to have two of my books mentioned in Bibliotherapy For Teens on SLJ

I am honored to have two of my books–SCARS and STAINED–included under PTSD/Abuse & Assault in “Bibliotherapy for Teens: Helpful Tips and Recommended Fiction” by librarian Erin E Moulton on School Library Journal’s site. Erin wrote a moving and insightful … Continue reading

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I am participating in #NaNoWriMo for the first time

and really loving it. I’ve always written first drafts quickly, but I’ve never taken part in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month, where writers, pre-published and published, try to write a 50,000-word novel–or longer–in a month. I’m glad I’m taking part … Continue reading

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STAINED is on sale for $1.99 on #Kindle and #Nook until Oct 31st!

If you loved SCARS, I think you’ll enjoy STAINED–and you may want to get it while it’s deeply discounted. Right now STAINED is on sale for both Kindle and Nook for $1.99–until Oct 31st. I hope you grab yourself a … Continue reading

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My Anti-Bully Dear Teen Me letter. #OneVoice Against Bullying

Dear Teen Me, I know you have no safe place—not at home being abused, and not at school being bullied. You are an easy target: shy, scared, jumping at touch, not looking people in the eyes—the marks of someone who’s … Continue reading

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I’m Proud To Be Part of #OneVoice Campaign: An Anti-Bully Project With Entangled, Dear Teen Me, and YA Authors

So many teens are bullied every year–and it affects their self-confidence, happiness, mental health, and overall wellness. Sometimes it takes lives. I was bullied as a teen, and between the bullying at school and the abuse at home I had … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of STAINED and 7 other YA books!

Enter to win a copy of STAINED and 7 other great YA books! You have 25 days more to enter. You can win: STAINED by Cheryl Rainfield The Caged Graves by Dianne K Salerni Grunge Gods and Graveyards by Kimberly … Continue reading

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