Tag: mental illness

Short Story Collections

September 100K Challenge, Mental Illness, and Short Stories

I’ve been absent for all of August not only because editing deadlines smothered me but because I had some personal challenges in life. So, as far as not being consistent, I apologize. I’m moving forward in September with determination. The truth is I’m hurting. I’m filled with sadness and rage, and that makes for a …

Book recommendations, Children's Literature, middle grade, parenthood

A radar of literary proportions

Along the way, I’ll find random books that I want to check out because it piques my interest. I’m going to share one of those books with you – and the reasoning behind the…pique-ing. (That’s definitely not a word.) This is called The Eagle Tree, by Ned Hayes. It was a random book I saw …

NaNoWriMo, Uncategorized

Validation for NaNo, being a writer, and being alive.

I have an informal writing blog on Tumblr. It’s a place to keep snippets of quotes and images that I find inspiring so I can¬†revisit them often. During NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing Month, I update¬†frequently to feel connected to a blogging community. Tonight, I stayed up until midnight to validate my word count on the …