Nothing is ever wasted. Yes, really. Even those hours watching reality TV, stuffing your face or writing terrible first drafts. Chalk it all down to experience.
Today is World Mental Health Day; an initiative to reach out to those in distress. Raising awareness of mental health issues is close to my heart. Closer than you may think.
Self-acceptance is hard. I’ve spent 40+ years working on it, warts and all. Except I don’t have warts, just a few wrinkles and a whole lot of fighting spirit. Time to be me.
The world of the unpublished writer is vague. Sometimes we can feel that we don’t fit in. We all have something to offer though whether it’s for sale or not.
Never one to state something’s literal when it’s not, reading has literally saved my life. Reading gives me a reason for being and a refuge. How about you?
Feegle the cat here. Cat Slave #1 has another piece published with ‘The Mighty’. It’s all about how amazing I am, of course. My agent is taking bookings.
Writing when depressed can be tough, if it happens at all. Depressed, relapsing and recovering writers, this is for you. You’re still a writer regardless.
I’ve had a piece published by ‘The Mighty’ website! It’s about reconciling with having depression for life. Please read it and share if you can. Thanks!