I write YA and MG resilience literature, stories about characters overcoming adversity. I also write adventure and fantasy. I have a BA in English and a MA in creative writing. I am currently pursuing an MS degree in clinical mental health counseling.

I support @weneeddiversebooks and promote #compassion through #stories. I am an advocate for positive self-image, #eatingdisorder awareness, and #LGBTQ acceptance.

If you have read WHEN YOU FALL and want to learn more about eating disorders, take a look at http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/ in the US
http://www.nedic.ca/ in Canada
http://proud2bme.org/
If you need support in the US, call the National Eating Disorders Hotline at 800-931-2237

You can read an interview about my personal eating disorder story in No Seriously!, a forum about eating disorders, suicide, bullying, depression, and self-harm. Hosted by @StoryofAshlyn https://www.wattpad.com/201311926-noseriously-interview-alexkarola

~TWITTER https://twitter.com/alexkarola

~WATTPAD BOOKS

WHEN YOU FALL
Eating disorders don't affect guys, right?

HUMAN VOICES WAKE US
What if the only one you loved was the one you couldn't save?

~COMING SOON TO WATTPAD

THE FLIERS OF IXTLAN
A secret society of winged messengers in Mexico.

SIX DEGREES OF VALHALLA
Everything is connected.

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Stories by Alex Karola
When You Fall by alexkarola
When You Fall Teen Fiction
Bulimia doesn't affect guys. And guys don't diet. That's according to Sean Roemer, Katy's best friend and fellow diver on Franklin High School's varsity team. He admits you do what you have to do, sometimes, to mak...
Human Voices Wake Us by alexkarola
Human Voices Wake Us Teen Fiction
Maris is haunted by the boy with the sea in his eyes. It has been four years since she witnessed a cruel joke turn into an unspeakable accident. But now a strange young man has come into her life, and she is certai...
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