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November 24, 2019

Bleak despair, no hope for the future is reality.

I thought about taking my life today.

Poverty, no savings, no retirement — work each day, fall another step behind.

I thought about taking my life today.

In rooms full of people, more alone than when in solitude.

I thought a...

March 31, 2019

I have developed a bit of a disdain for the term "mental illness." I truly believe it has become over used for what are normal personality traits and differences. In a country as free as the United States of America is supposed to be, we have a group of medical profess...

March 2, 2019

I get some interesting comments concerning my writings. Comments that often make me reflect. Comments that convince me to continue to keep telling stories.

I write about the reality that life is not always perfect.

I write that not all win their battles and overcome th...

February 3, 2019

I am often asked if I am writing about people who suffer from mental illness. Recently, a fellow blogger had indicated a similar sentiment, so I think it is time to share my insights and drive concerning the characters I bring to life.

As I am writing these characters,...

January 28, 2019

The social media pop psychologists are out in full force. The self-righteous self-helpers offer unsolicited words with only one purpose --- to give themselves a superior sense of self. Lacking even a single request, they offer their self-aggrandizing wisdom -

To those t...

January 17, 2019

I am often asked if I am writing about people who suffer from mental illness. Recently, a fellow blogger had indicated a similar sentiment, so I think it is time to share my insights and drive concerning the characters I bring to life.

As I am writing these characters,...

December 31, 2018

In 2019 I am expecting to release at least five more stories in The Damaged and Broken Collection ---

• “It Is Never Just A Slap,” which I am currently working on, a woman trapped in an abusive relationship.

•“Abandonment and Addiction,” a girl from a broken home wh...

December 17, 2018

For many of us, the holiday season is a joyous occasion. A time filled with fun, food and family. However, there are those for whom the time between Thanksgiving and New Year's is complete and unrelenting torment and torture. There are those for whom the above quote en...

December 13, 2018

Since I have yet discovered the path to earning a living as a writer, I have another career, one that takes a great deal of time, attention and devotion. Yet, that does not change the fact that I have a compulsion to write. There are some days, actually most, that if I...

December 6, 2018

Creating A School Shooter

We can’t escape the headlines of mass murders occurring in our schools. The very place where children are sent to be educated. The very place where they should be safe and free from danger. 

Sadly, school shootings have become the new norma...

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