On the death of Ned Vizzini.

Many adults have tried and failed for years to understand what tweens/teenagers go through as they grow up. Yes, they were once young themselves, but it doesn't stop barriers creeping in. Ned Vizzini was someone who understood. Who are these kids supposed to go to? They can go to their friends, but they might judge…

Let’s wrap this up.

So, picture the scene. I have three essays due tomorrow. I managed to finish them earlier in the evening, so that I had the rest of the night to relax, and begin wrapping my presents. I prepare the room, warn my parents to stay out, light some candles, make a Christmas playlist on Spotify, and…