I've read and reviewed some great books written by members of our blogging community, so I wanted to share them with you again in a nutshell version. Click the book covers to be taken to my full reviews. This week I've got several books from Maranda Russell. No More Grumpies This lovely children’s book … Continue reading Blogger Book Reviews in a Nutshell: Maranda
The A to Z of Eating Disorders by Emma Woolf is an A to Z encyclopedia of terms and concepts related to eating disorders. Some terms, like body mass index, are covered in a couple of paragraphs, while others have lengthier explanations. The book includes some terms not directly to do with eating disorders, such as … Continue reading Book Review: The A to Z of Eating disorders
I'm currently working on my next book, Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis. In it I'm peeling apart the diagnostic criteria for multiple different diagnoses to give a clearer, more reader-friendly picture of what each illness actually looks like. Since the DSM criteria can never fully capture what it's like to experience a given illness, I … Continue reading Mental health bloggers needed!
Part of the Pursue Your Writing Dreams series This series over on the Best Life Collaborative will cover some of the things you need to know/consider to take your writing to the next level. While some people choose to go the traditional publishing route and seek out an agent and a publisher, many people choose … Continue reading A primer on self-publishing
Today I hit the big 4-0. I remember when I thought that 40 marked the beginning of being officially "old". Now it's just another number. In addition, though, I've embraced becoming more curmudgeonly, and even if someone called me old it wouldn't bother me. What is a bit a weird is seeing people a fair … Continue reading Happy birthday to me… but the gift is for you!
My first book, Psych Meds Made Simple: How & Why They Do What They Do, has been out in the world for 2 weeks now, and I'm thrilled by the positive response so far! The book is aimed at helping people who take psych meds to be empowered to make informed decisions about their mental illness … Continue reading Free to download today! My book Psych Meds Made Simple 🎉
I did quite a bit of research on this topic for my book that came out last week, and I've seen several bloggers mention that they're also contemplating doing books at some point, so I thought I would share some of the self-publishing basics that I've learned. I'm by no means an expert, but I've … Continue reading The Blogger’s Guide to Self-Publishing Basics
I'm picking up this tag from In A Messy World because I love reading and this is fun! BOOKMARKS OR RANDOM PIECES OF PAPER? Usually bookmarks, but sometimes a hold slip from the library STOP READING RANDOMLY OR AFTER A CHAPTER/CERTAIN AMOUNT OF PAGES? There has to be some sort of natural break in the action. For … Continue reading The Reading Habits Book Tag