Rachel Thijssen

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I wrote and published my first two books with a printing-on-demand publisher when I was between the ages of 12 and 14. I made this author page without a second thought, and since then, I've pursued traditional publishing on several occassions, in both English and Dutch, sadly to no avail.
As for now, education is my first priority. When I'm in the mood, I still write. But I'm not looking to get published at the moment.
While the books I wrote as a child embarass me, they also remind me of my childhood dreams. Dreams I might one day turn into reality.

-Rachel

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I’m not okay, but that’s okay?

CW burn-out, depression, self-harm, chronic pain, menstruation


You may be wondering what I mean with my title. I’ll do my best to explain this.


Thing is, I haven’t been doing too well lately. And that’s okay. By okay, I don’t mean I deserve to not be okay. I just mean that suffering is not a taboo.


I won’t bore you with too many details, because I’m honestly too tired to do so. My main problems...

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"\_(ツ)_/ I’m all for trans rep in a fantasy setting, but not when it’s profiting off of a culture not of your own. Can we please start promoting and supporting POC ownvoices books as much as we do books by white authors?


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“Like your zodiac sign?” Percy asked. “I’m a Leo.” “No, stupid,” Leo said. “I’m a Leo. You’re a Percy.”
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“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
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Benjamin Appleby-Dean Thanks for adding me!


Rachel Thijssen Mikaela wrote: "No, I would never judge you! I'm more a fan of American Beauty/American Psycho myself. XD But nice to know you away from Books Amino! :)"

Ah yes I like that one as well :)


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