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“Pet” is a poem sequence that navigates the reader through the traumatic & transformative journey of domestic abuse and its aftermath.
CN: disturbing statistics regarding intimate partner violence, extensive discussion of the impact of abuse, trauma, marginalization and the intersection of all three; brief discussion of trauma-based mental illnesses, and oppression as a result of race, LGBT status, socio-economic background, and/or physical/mental ability. The focus of Yopp has always been to discuss all things related to social justice and civil rights. But another important topic that emerged fairly early on was issues related to abuse and …Read More
A long post about finishing the cover design and then the final cover reveal!!
At the end of this post, you’ll see a preview of the inside of our poetry book as well as a free poem! (Read more on Patreon.)
My lovely patrons are the first group being gifted access to pre-ordering paperback copies of our brand new self-published poetry book, “Pet: the Journey from Abuse to Recovery.”
This post was originally published as “What Do You Want out of a Relationship? An Alternate Method to Reaching Abuse Victims” on January 25th, 2020. CN: extensive discussion of the experience of being in an abusive relationship, discussion of physical abuse and the painful process of recovery after abuse, brief discussion of Dissociative Identity Disorder, mention of sexual abuse. Being able to recognize that you are being abused, while the abuse is still happening, is …Read More
We are in crunch time for publishing our poetry book now, and during that time, we’ll be giving YOU extra patreon content! Patrons will be getting at least two extra posts, as well as getting access to Pre-Orders and later the full cover design reveal a week before anyone else! (Read More on Patreon)
When we moved our front cover design to a new document so that we could add the back cover design as well, we had originally…(Read More on Patreon).
It’s customary for the title page to be similar, though usually not identical, to the front cover. It also needed to be created in a different… (Read more on Patreon)