Ever wonder “what would have happened if…?” This is the book for you. Altered Perceptions is a collection of writings offering up an altered version of published stories.
Thirty-one different authors (including Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, Shannon Hale, Larry Correia, Brandon Mull, and Seanan McGuire among many others) came together to make this anthology happen. It contains original stories, deleted scenes, and essays from the contributors about how mental illness has affected their lives and the lives of their loved ones.
This anthology was written as part of an IndieGoGo campaign to raise money for Robison Wells, an author who has suffered from mental illness and been crippled by debt.
Now that it’s published, you can continue contributing to combat mental illness!
All proceeds from the ebook sales go to charity, with 90% being donated to Bring Change 2 Mind, the charity selected by Robison Wells. Bring Change 2 Mind seeks to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness.
I have thoroughly enjoyed the short stories, the deleted scenes the alternate chapters but I think what makes this book a 5 star book are the essays the authors have written about their own mental illnesses or the mental illnesses of those dear to them. There is something so raw and compelling about these essays, they draw me in and help me understand that in a world where normal is undefined, it’s okay to need help.
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