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Love & Monsters

Love & Monsters

26.1K Reads 959 Votes 3 Part Story
Anna Akana By annaakana Updated Aug 30, 2016

Love & Monsters is a story I worked on when I took my first novel writing class at UCLA. Since I lost my sister to suicide, I've been fascinated with exploring mental illness and providing any insight I can to eradicate the stigma. Love & Monsters follows Heather Bateman, a girl who has suffered from schizophrenia all her life but has only recently been diagnosed. She tries to socially recover from a very public mental breakdown with the help of her best friend Wren and a strange new boy who calls himself Nex.

These pills are the fake healing. She needs something alive to keep her alive.
well we should all know now that Wren's fate is gonna be pretty disastrous
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CherrypoolRavenclaw CherrypoolRavenclaw Dec 13, 2016
This is one of the most beautiful passages I have read. So raw and real.
Hazzell2004 Hazzell2004 Jan 21
I really love your idioms you put into your characters to compare 👍🏼
Sagemason Sagemason Dec 23, 2016
So deep, its like I'm staring down and the moment I think ive reached its end I find more.... that is exactly like life don't you think.