Tag Archives: sexual abuse

Shame and Empathy

I wrote recently how a lot has changed for me, for the better, and those changes mean that I have a clearer path to achieve my goals. Some of those goals are lengthy. Like career goals and being physically healthy. … Continue reading

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CALL REOPENED: Kintsugi – Powerful Stories of Healing Trauma

This call is reopened until April 30, 2018. While we have many great stories already, we’re looking to make this a print book and it’s still too short for that. We’re also including poems if you’d like to submit a poem.  … Continue reading

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Be Kind

There’s a lot I’ve wanted to say lately and I’ve been unable to. Whether it’s due to illness, massive amounts of schoolwork and paid gigs and deadlines, or even that I simply don’t have the emotional bandwidth to say it … Continue reading

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Open Call: Kintsugi – Powerful Stories of Healing Trauma

Open Call: Kintsugi – Powerful Stories of Healing Trauma This is SinCyr’s first nonfiction open call! For this collection, we’ve decided to call it Kintsugi, named after the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold or other fine materials. The … Continue reading

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Pop Tarts and Mountain Dew

This is a topic that is far more difficult to discuss than some of my sexual abuse. Not because it’s worse than the abuse, but because it’s embarrassing to discuss and admit. It also ties to the abuse, as it … Continue reading

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