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Heather Fowler interviewed me for Fictionaut

Heather Fowler interviewed me for Fictionaut’s Writers on Craft series. Here’s a snippet from the interview:

Oddly, I find solace in the grim details of a text, the ones that bare all and show the reader that there are no clean breaks, no certainties without dealing with the issue head-on.

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Passage of time (I)

28 December 2014. Taken by KMS

30 May 2015. Taken by XDAS

Might as well be a different universe.

Reality Bites: Young Adults & the Reality of Mortality

Our last blog post, Teen a Rock & a Hard Place, spoke about the impact of a parent’s cancer diagnosis on their teenage children… 615 more words

Always Abreast Of Advocacy

Why do I keep using the #AlwaysKeepFighting hashtag...

Why do I keep using the #AlwaysKeepFighting hashtag? Welcome to the #SPNFamily…

A couple of months ago Jared Padalecki, one of the stars of Supernatural, started a campaign to raise money and awareness for charities like To Write Love On Her Arms.   756 more words


Coping With Anxiety

Anxiety surrounds us daily. We can’t see it. We can’t hear it. But we can feel it closing in. We can’t hide. We can’t run. But we know it’s following us everywhere we go. 416 more words


"He's in love with the idea of being in love."

That’s what I told a friend a few weeks ago about my ex-fiance. My friend thought it was a harsh statement, but it was true. I was engaged to the guy for about 5 years. 377 more words



about two weeks ago I was just not doing well. I had a million emotions (many of them negative) and was extremely sad, confused, and anxious about several things. 240 more words