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Writing through Life(Big L)

My tips for writing through the pain

Sometimes, my books take a while.  Lots longer than they should, and there is a reason for that. I have a severely disabled son. 345 more words


'The One With Friends': Joseph Mango and Ashley Griggs on Depression, Anxiety, and the Arts

Joseph Mango earned his MFA at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2014, where he received a department fellowship. At NYU, he received the 2014 Dramatic Writing Chair’s Award and a 2014 NYU President’s Service Award.  1,953 more words

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The ‘Art’ of Dying Inside

The photo you see is from October of 2014, shortly before the premiere of my play, “The Piano,” that I self-produced with the help and talent of amazing people. 768 more words

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Laura Yeager: Writing Through Cancer and Bipolar I Disorder

Laura Yeager has been writing professionally for over 35 years. She began as a fiction writer, studying writing at Oberlin College, Iowa State University and The Writers’ Workshop at The University of Iowa. 2,912 more words


Self-Care Roundtable: Unemployment and Job Hunting for Artists

At the start of 2016, a number of friends and cohorts embarked on the difficult process of job hunting. Some are struggling through unemployment and depleting savings. 2,389 more words

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Jo Chiang: The Neoliberal Trap of Self-Care

Jo Chiang is a Taiwanese-American actor, writer, filmmaker, and activist based in New York City. Her film work has been featured by Women & Hollywood, Athena Film Festival, Wifey.tv, Everyday Feminism, and Upworthy.  2,466 more words

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