“Laura read my romantic novel prior to publication as a sensitivity reader for mental health topics–anxiety and PTSD in particular.
She picked up on problematic language use with a high degree of precision and gave well thought-out advice on each scene where the topics arose. She showed a clear understanding of both the way characters with mental health problems can be sympathetically portrayed and how a reader with mental illness would experience the characters. She also asked probing questions so I understood more clearly what I was trying to achieve with the mental health representation and make sure that was reflected in the finished book.
Her input has ensured the manuscript can make a positive contribution.”