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Taj McCoy’s debut novel, Savvy Sheldon Feels Good as Hell, is about a “plus-sized sweetheart” and her journey to self-acceptance. This article contains affiliate links. For more information, visit our disclosure page. Savvy Sheldon is a lovable, loyal-to-a-fault workaholic, and though she’s one-of-a-kind, she’s also one of many potential protagonists for McCoy. The 39-year-old author
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Tori Press has struggled with anxiety and depression for her entire life. It was during a particularly sad and overwhelming period when she started drawing artwork inspired by mental health. After 10 years of running a freelance graphic design business, Press felt drained and ready for a change, so she quit. But within a couple