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K.A. (Kate) Walton is the second guest in my run of six shows about bullying. Her latest books "Empty" and "Cracked" both cover forms of bullying
EMPTY - Dell is relentlessly teased about her weight, and she’s devastated when a tender moment with her long-time crush turns violent. Distraught and isolated after the attack, Dell’s depression—and life—spins out of control.
CRACKED - Victor hates his life. He's relentlessly bullied at school and his parents ridicule him for not being perfect. He's tired of being weak, so he takes a bottle of his mother's sleeping pills -- only to wake up in the hospital.
When Victor and Bull end up as roommates in the same psych ward, things go from bad to worse. Until they discover they just might have something in common: a reason to live.
I am looking forward to chatting to Kate about what lead her to write on the subject and her own experiances.
It's good to talk.