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Have You Thought About Writing Outside Your Blog?

The blogosphere is a wonderful place to share our thoughts with other bloggers. But there are lots of other ways to share your writing with the world. Have you thought of branching out into other areas and taking your writing outside of your blog? My own writing When I first started blogging in 2017, I… Continue reading Have You Thought About Writing Outside Your Blog?

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My Writing and Self-Publishing Journey

This post comes at the request of Melissa of ZeroSpace, who wanted to about the how my writing journey began and how I got to where I am now. Before I started blogging in 2017, I didn’t spend a lot of time online, and I wasn't into social media at all. I really had no… Continue reading My Writing and Self-Publishing Journey

2020 Year in review: Books
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2020 Year in Review: Books

In February, 2020, I published my third book, Managing the Depression Puzzle. It followed pretty rapid fire after Psych Meds Made Simple in Feb/19 and then Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis in Sept/19. The timing wasn't great for my latest book, coming out shortly before the COVID train plowed over everything. It didn't manage to… Continue reading 2020 Year in Review: Books

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Book Reviews, Mental Health, Writing

Book Review: Here Until I’m Gone (& Thoughts on Therapeutic Writing)

Here Until I'm Gone Here Until I’m Gone: 40 Poems About Trauma, Illness, And The Inevitability Of Death is a booklet of poetry by Mio Angelo of Mentally Ill in America. The poems capture the challenges of living with chronic mental illness, including dealing with the ignorance of others. He writes about finding healing from… Continue reading Book Review: Here Until I’m Gone (& Thoughts on Therapeutic Writing)

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The Interesting Ways We Use Words

As bloggers, we play with words. Some of them are more fun quirky than others. Here are a few of the interesting ways we use words. That crazy pond that separates us Despite speaking the same language, there are a lot of differences between British-speak and American-speaking, with Canadian-speak thrown in there somewhere in between.… Continue reading The Interesting Ways We Use Words

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Writing

Year in Review 2019: Reading & Writing

This post is a look back at both the reading and the writing I did in 2019. The majority of the reading I do is on WordPress, and it's really been wonderful to see everyone's creative output.  This is something that is a really important part of my daily routine, and something that I value… Continue reading Year in Review 2019: Reading & Writing

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Writing

Memoirs – To Write or Not to Write?

I've seen other bloggers working on or publishing memoirs, and I had decided a little while back that it was something I'd be interested in doing too.  I even started working on writing it. Except I've started wondering if I should reconsider. There's a lot of work that would be involved in writing, publishing, and… Continue reading Memoirs – To Write or Not to Write?

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Writing

Who I Am as a Writer

Image by JL G from Pixabay Here we are on WordPress, all of us as writers.  But what does that writing identity look like?  I thought I'd do this post to take a closer look into my own. I've always liked to write.  When I was young, as in elementary school young I liked to write stories.  One… Continue reading Who I Am as a Writer