Therapy, Relationships, Writing

The Starless Series and Mental Health: A inside look

Can readers learn about mental health and healthy relationships by reading The Starless Series? Could it be a good companion read for anyone in therapy or help inspire readers to attend therapy? … Read More The Starless Series and Mental Health: A inside look

Therapy, Relationships, Writing

Romantic Leads: How the Them Vs US Hurts Readers

If you’ve read, The Starless Series by Samantha Heuwagen, you’ll know about Naluba and Clairfic. How did readers respond to these two male alien leads?… Read More Romantic Leads: How the Them Vs US Hurts Readers

Therapy, Relationships, Writing

2020 and The Starless Series

2020 had been a wild year for all of us. How does The Starless Series reflect some of our hopes and fears as we see the end of 2020?… Read More 2020 and The Starless Series

Therapy, Sex, Relationships

Sexual Relationships in The Starless Series

I always knew going into The Starless Series there’d be sex. Yes, I knew it. I wasn’t sure how I was going to make it happen, but with Stardust Emerging about to launch into the world, I guess it’s safe to say I figured it out. As a sex therapist I’m passionate about consent, healthy… Read More Sexual Relationships in The Starless Series

Sex, Relationships, Feminism, Writing

Q&A on The Starless Series: I WROTE A PORN?

Watch Part I here!  I get asked a lot about sexuality in my books. So did I or did I now write a porn? In part two of my q&a about The Starless Series I talk about changing the science fiction genre, advice for pre-published Samantha, and SEX! Is it hot in here or just… Read More Q&A on The Starless Series: I WROTE A PORN?

Sex, Relationships, Feminism, Writing

Q&A on The Starless Series: THE END IS NEAR?

In part one of my Q&A about The Starless Series and writing, I’m digging into gender norms, writing, and yes, even some serious topics. WARNING: I talk about assault and how it plays a role in the series. As a therapist I discuss representation and how authors can do a better job of handling mental… Read More Q&A on The Starless Series: THE END IS NEAR?