Tag Archives: Mental illness

If You Like It Then You Should Have Glued Some Gears On It

Those of you who have been following this blog for a while know that I have a rather uncomfortable relationship with the concept of genre.  On the one hand, I really, really don’t like it, on the other hand, I … Continue reading

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Book Drop

I’m feeling worn out and depressed and just plain grumpy right now, but at least I know why. I’ve got Book Drop. For about a year I’ve been working on Gingerbread Wolves and now it’s done. I’ve got a couple … Continue reading

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Survivor’s Guilt

I try not to get either too personal or too political in this blog.  This post will be both, and I apologize in advance. There are things that I really don’t want to talk about.  However, the movement to pass … Continue reading

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A Cartoon In A Cartoon Graveyard

There is a lot of discussion about the book, and now film, 50 Shades Of Grey on various writer’s communities.  The general consensus seems to be one of incomprehension. Stripped of the oft sparkling invective there are two points which … Continue reading

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All The Devils That Disturbed Me And The Angels That Defeated Them Somehow

I have a diagnosis of Dissociative Identity Disorder. It’s what used to be called Multiple Personality Disorder.  I spent a lot of time in therapy. working with a childhood trauma specialist, and I am a very high functioning dissociative. My … Continue reading

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Rerun Good night, Wanda Von Kreesus, wherever you are.

[Originally posted on August 19th, 2012] Dreams, too, die. August is a wicked month. For me it has always been a time for lancing the abscesses of my soul and letting the infection drain out. It’s a time for death … Continue reading

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Beware The Groove!

It’s been a rough week. It wasn’t supposed to be.  For a number of reasons–most of all, I think, the weather–my trip was far from relaxing.  But I really felt that when we got back late Thursday night that I … Continue reading

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I Think We’re All Bozos On This Bus

Lately I have seen a number of posts from writers complaining that they have read or read about a work that uses the same idea that they are currently working on. Those guys crack me up.  Seriously. I love finding out … Continue reading

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And This Bird You Cannot Change

I have a paid day off today. My roommate has gone out for a road trip–she made a lunch date with a friend who lives across the state.  She does things like that, drives a couple of hours, has lunch, … Continue reading

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Exhaustion

Yesterday was a rough day for me. I went into work very early in the morning, but that wasn’t what made it rough.  Part of my job is being on-call for weather emergencies, and since the weather is very unpredictable, … Continue reading

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