Character Sketch & Whatnot

Since being on the new medication, I’ve found my fervent muse. It was lurking in the murkiness of my mind waiting for my body to give it the ratification to leave its sanctum. My gut is actually and truly behaving itself these days. It’s such a change for me. For months upon months, I was … Continue reading Character Sketch & Whatnot

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What Have I Been Doing?

This last month was chalked full of appointments. Some were of a medical nature while others were dental. What’s the difference? Actually, as far as I can tell, there isn’t any difference between the two. Both types of doctors provide services that keep us healthy or, hopefully, restore health to us. It’s just done in … Continue reading What Have I Been Doing?

Mental Illness in Fiction

As I inchmeal along in my WiP, I feel a compelling allurement to the general theme of my story, namely how mental illness affects a person’s life. It may seem simple at first. Reality gets distorted. That answers the what, but how about the how, why, and when? We may know people who battle these … Continue reading Mental Illness in Fiction

Maybe Self-Doubt isn’t Bad

As of late, I’ve been coming across hoards of articles about how we should feel about ourselves. Writers are telling me in their blog posts about how to somehow feel marvelous when I’m writing, no matter where I am in my WiP, no matter what obstacles I’m facing. Feel-good web sites are giving me advice … Continue reading Maybe Self-Doubt isn’t Bad