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Square One

What happens when you’ve written multiple drafts of the same novel, in a month, and you find yourself liking both versions that are relatively complete? 340 more words


Mental Disorders: Be Brave, Be Heard

Talking about mental disorder can be isolating, it can be dehumanizing, and it can be harmful. When talking about your personal experience with mental illness people will try (or have tried) to distance you from them and theirs. 369 more words

Mental Health

Telling Your Story

How does your individual story fit into the bigger story? Recently, a university professor described the first day assignment that he’s used for the past two years with great results. 123 more words

What blogging means to me. 

I only started blogging this year. I hadn’t really tried it before and I wasn’t sure if a) I would like it, and b) I would be any good at it. 457 more words

Blog Post #166: Goodbye, friends. Thanks for being here.

1/4: “Them or Me?” 

Monday night, I dreamt that I was inside of my parents’ old house, crammed into a room with at least 25 other people. 2,367 more words

Family Story

How many times have you heard that you should write about what you know? And what do we know most about? Family, of course.

We’ve got quirky aunts and uncles, feisty grandparents, argumentative siblings and overly protective mothers. 387 more words


“The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 (NIV)

I can picture it as if it happened yesterday. 1,173 more words