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Writing Is (also) My Prozac

I loved this post by Kathy Weyer on Writeonsisters.com so much, I needed to repost it here.

Writing Is My Prozac

I call it The Beast. 713 more words


The Myth of Solid Ground (memoir: chapter 6)


Chapter 6

Diary entry, January 16, 1989:

Hannah and I are home alone while Henry’s in Butte, Montana, of all places, for a job interview. He’ll probably get the job—an assistant professorship, teaching mostly composition to engineering students. 1,433 more words


Blank Slates (Episode 2 in the Knox Vignettes)

There is a common myth among people that moving comes with a blank slate–that somehow the emotional past stays behind with the physical past. This myth is often told by people who have never moved or maybe have only done it once or twice. 343 more words


Shoes in the Paris metro

In the Paris metro, I don’t read or listen to music because I want to observe and listen to the people around me. But during morning rush hour, standing so close to others, I cannot surreptitiously watch faces. 145 more words

Vacation Chills Not Thrills

Anxiety is a prowling beast inside me.  It’s insidious, attacking me at odd times of the day, closing me down, making the walls seem to draw in and the air seem harder to breath.  285 more words


The one where you feel grateful.

Prompt: Life just isn’t the same without your trusty sidekick. For this week’s writing challenge, tell us about your partner in crime.

The first words I ever said to my partner in crime were “get the f*ck out of here! 328 more words


Discovering Duluoz on SALE

DISCOVERING DULUOZ (Kindle Edition) will be on sale for $0.99 8/21-8/28.

(amazon link)

DISCOVERING DULUOZ is a collection of poetry based off several years worth of journals I wrote in the early 90′s. 269 more words