I signed up for a flash fiction writing class that started earlier this month. It’s online, and the lessons are presented once a week for 5 weeks. Flash fiction are stories that are very, very short, usually 1000 words or less. When I first started writing fiction, I tried my hand at flash but was… Read More Flash Fiction Class
I’m sure you all have a grasp of what my inpatient hospitalization was like based on my last few posts, so I thought I’d change the subject completely lol! Recently (pre-hospitalization), I finished a 7-Day Writing Challenge with my writing coach. Actually, in my case, we agreed to stretch it out to 7 weeks. What… Read More 7-Day Writing Challenge: Done!
A friend of mine recommended that I read Hemingway’s Brain by forensic psychiatrist, Andrew Farah, because he was concerned about whether or not I needed so much ECT, and wondered if my memory problems were due to a different diagnosis instead of bipolar II, partly because I was a goaltender, who stopped the puck with… Read More Hemingway Wasn’t Bipolar?!
This is a fairly recent picture of me taken in November. My sister knit the sweater, which I think is gorgeous. I love the color of the yarn! I included the pic because this post is all about me — for you to get to know me a little better. Discovering Your Happiness posted her… Read More 56 Questions & Answers About Me
Just over a month ago I was working on 3 different short stories at the same time. I became overwhelmed and anxious, and stopped writing. I realized that for me, working on only one story at a time works best. Also, I received feedback on Short Story 2 from my writing coach, which discouraged me.… Read More Anxiety & Writing