Trigger Warnings in Literature (and what I think about them)

Recently, a rather well-known author has come under fire for saying that she doesn’t want trigger warnings (which may give away spoilers) on her books. She says she prefers her readers to go in blind, offers a blanket “don’t read my books if you think you’ll be affected by sensitive material” comment and says go and read an entire plot summary if you think you may be triggered by a book.

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