Hannah Witton will be releasing her first book, Doing It, in April 2017.
The non-fiction book will cover topics ranging from healthy relationships and puberty to virginity and consent, and everything else in between.
Doing It will include information and advice from Hannah, as well as contributions from guests writers and experts. It will also feature Hannah’s personal stories and experiences of sex, masturbation and more.
“I am so excited about writing this book,” Hannah tells TenEighty. “It feels like my little baby already even though I haven’t birthed it yet, it has only just been conceived.”
The book’s official description states: “It’s not easy [figuring out how to build and maintain healthy relationships], particularly in a digital age where information and advice are so forthcoming it can be hard to know who or what to believe or trust… Hannah combats this by tackling subjects ranging from masturbation and puberty to slut shaming and consent in an accessible, relatable and extremely honest way.”
Hannah is known for sharing advice about topics like sex and relationships on her channel. On writing the book, she says: “I’ve found that I’m a lot more open about my personal experiences. There’s no holding back in this book!”
When asked what the most enjoyable part has been so far, Hannah says: “Not gonna lie, probably getting turned on whilst writing about masturbation, haha!”
Doing It is aimed at teens and young adults, to help them feel empowered and unashamed to speak about subjects that could be seen as taboo. It promises give people confidence to handle relationships on their own terms, in the ways they feel most comfortable with.
“I hope that people find comfort in the book that they’re normal” says Hannah, “and I hope that the knowledge it brings them about sex, bodies, relationships, etc empowers them to take pride in themselves and give them a little boost of confidence.”
The book will be published by Wren & Rook, an imprint of Hachette.
Updated at 22.40 to add quotes from Hannah Witton.
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