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I just had an awesome Skype talk about SCARS with Dee Schmidt Kramer’s students who read SCARS

I just had an awesome Skype talk about SCARS with Dee Schmidt Kramer’s students who read SCARS as an independent reading book at Silver Creek High School in Indiana. The students asked such intelligent, thoughtful questions afterwards. I told them they could ask me anything and I meant it.

And despite some technical difficulties – I couldn’t see or hear them on Skype but they could see and hear me – it went really well. Dee helped solve it in a creative way, using her cell so I could see the students, typing their questions in Skype, and one student turned Dee’s cell to landscape mode so I could see them all.

I enjoyed it so much. I could see them taking it all in, and caring about it. I delight in readers caring about books – and authors!

Petal also made an appearance! (laughing) She’s always by my side, and at the end when I picked her up and she rested her head on my shoulder they awwed. (Smiling)
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#authorskype #skypeauthorvisit
#deeschmidtkramer #SilverCreekHighSchool
#cherylrainfield #YAwriter #LGBTQwriter #booknerd #bookworm #ireadYA #survivor #feminist #YAlit #YAbooks
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I saw this awesome bumper sticker on a truck

I saw this awesome bumper sticker on a truck in a parking lot today. It made me feel lighter, better, to randomly see a positive message out there.

I think it’s true, and we need to keep fighting for rights and equality for all oppressed groups, including #LGBTQIA, PoC, disabilities of all kinds; an end to violence and rape, sexual assault and child abuse and torture – prevention, and full belief, support, and help for survivors when it does happen; better gun laws; and just…a kinder, more compassionate, living world, even when other people oppose us. Especially when they do. (Though it’s also important to practice self-care.) #BelieveSurvivors #MeToo #rapeculture
#awesomebumpersticker
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My #BelieveSurvivors poem. Keep fighting.

You think you silenced me
You think you broke my hope
But I am just girding myself up for the long fight.
I won’t give up; I can’t.
It is my life – and that of others on the line.
So I will rest recharge
heal connect get inspired
and then I will fight.
#BelieveSurvivors -Cheryl Rainfield, author of SCARS, STAINED, HUNTED

#MeToo #TimesUp
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I’m always so delighted when readers love my books and let others know about them!

I’m always so delighted when readers love my books and let others know about them! It’s a wonderful thing that you can do for an author you love or a book you love. Thank you so very much each of you you’ve let others know that you love my books. I appreciate you! And thank you so very much to Lynne Postlewait for this tweet!

I will always write strong girl characters who save themselves, survivors, and #lgbtqia characters.
#HowToHelpAnAuthor #booklove #bookrecs #bookrecommendations #yabookrecommendations #yabookrecs #bookstagram
#cherylrainfield #SCARS #HUNTED #STAINED #selfharm #sexualabuse #trauma #healing #MeToo #csa
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As a fellow survivor, I believe, hear, and stand with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.

As a fellow survivor, I believe, hear, and stand with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. I applaud her courage and strength in speaking out in a society that consistently blames, does not believe, and fails to support survivors and women. In a society that values men and their power over the lives, safety, and mental health of women and other survivors.

All of the attacks on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford are yet another example of our #rapeculture where men, and even some women, believe that it is okay to verbally attack, threaten, and attempt to discredit a brave woman speaking her truth. This lack of compassion, empathy, and humanity needs to stop. #BelieveSurvivors

Via @huffpostwomen – “I am here today not because I want to be. I am terrified. I am here because I believe it is my civic duty to tell you what happened to me while Brett Kavanaugh and I were in high school.” ◾️ Christine Blasey Ford gives her testimony regarding her allegation that the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her when they were in high school. Like Anita Hill before her, Blasey chose to wear a blue suit to the hearing today. (📷: Getty)
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#MeToo #TimesUp #drchristineblaseyford #Kavanaugh
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#BelieveSurvivors As a fellow survivor, I believe you, I hear you, I stand with you. #MeToo #TimesUp

#BelieveSurvivors As a fellow survivor, I believe you, I hear you, I stand with you. #MeToo #TimesUp

It takes a lot of courage and strength to speak out about rape, sexual harassment, or incest in a society that does not often believe survivors and usually blames us. Please believe survivors when we speak out.

#rapesurvivor #rapeculture #csa #SAAM #healing
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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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