And sometimes they’re just mean, am I right? Actually, not. Bullying and other forms of aggression are a learned behaviour.
Inklings Publishing produces the Perceptions Series of anthologies for children, focused on helping educators and parents discuss tough topics with children. I’m pleased to have a futuristic story in the upcoming second volume tackling the difficult subject of Bullies. “Slippery Slope” is a reprint of one of my earliest stories and is based very loosely on a childhood bullying experience. It’s got some strong imagery and an equally strong message. You can pre-order now here
Let’s work together to change attitudes toward violence, even the “little stuff” on playgrounds.