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Inside the Mind of Autism

or, THE FICTIONAL CHARACTER I WASN’T EVEN SURE I SHOULD ATTEMPT

Recently an interviewer asked me if I ever wrote characters of the opposite sex, and, if so, how hard it was to understand their thinking. 1,429 more words

Book review: The reason I jump, by Naoki Higashida

A book with seemingly an odd title, it caught my eye in the local book shop sale bin because it didn’t immediately explain what it was about. 543 more words

Inspirational

Book Review Of "The Reason I Jump" by Naoki Higashida.

The book, “The Reason I Jump”, was recommended to me a few months ago by a good friend of mine from my primary school years. Due to various constraints and factors, I only got round to reading it a couple of nights ago and it gave me the idea for this blog post (as well as a spectacularly lengthy Facebook status update which my mother thought was probably a world record breaker!) 2,574 more words