Living and Writing While Neurodivergent

If you feel like an outsider, you belong here. We can show the world that we are strong and capable, even if we’re a little different.

Welcome! I’m Shayna and I’m a Jewish neurodivergent author with three neurodivergent children. I’ve been through a lot and learned a lot and I’m here to share it all.

Check out my latest posts below!

  • Editing

    Well, I finally got my HUGE edit back from my awesome, dedicated, crazy detailed project manager at Wildling Press… aaaaand I’m freaking out. Excited, overwhelmed… all the emotions! It only took approximately seventy million months, but it’s here! I can’t wait to dive in to all of her suggestions. Even though it’s going to be…

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  • Halloween

    Standing here, waiting for our oldest’s first hockey practice to start. It’s already been a pretty positive experience so I’m hopeful it goes well! I don’t really know what to talk about today though. Nothing exciting has been happening. Oh wait. Halloween was Monday. Okay, that was pretty awesome. It was also my hubby’s and…

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  • Unique

    It’s that time of year again, where tons of fun family activities are happening. And we end up watching from the sidelines. Yesterday the kids participated in “Thrill the World,” which was fun, but our son couldn’t stop distracting his twin the entire time. It was only a five minute dance and he couldn’t focus.…

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  • Timeline

    Before I can get my big second edit back on my novel, I’ve been asked to write a timeline of all the big events. This has forced me to really sit down and think about everything that’s happened, from the first Malek (ruler) to when the dragons were exterminated to the adventures happening in this…

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