The Heidi Thorne Show

What are Trigger Warnings? | Episode 234

February 22, 2022

What self published authors need to now about adding trigger warnings to books and other content.

Blog: What are Trigger Warnings for Books?

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Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:15 Trigger warning for my discussion of trigger warnings

0:40 The book report that almost made me throw up

3:28 What exactly is a trigger warning?

5:25 What about content for adults?

6:06 The YA problem

6:53 What about diversity and inclusion issues?

7:57 Where should a trigger warning go?

8:20 Do trigger warnings turn off readers?

9:13 Creative freedom and responsibility

9:32 How to connect with Heidi