Depression Leads to New Worlds

So I’ve been having fun with depression lately. It’s one of those things that a lot of writers seem to struggle with, and I think there’s a reason. When you have depression, you start recognizing that here is not a good place to be. It doesn’t matter if your perceptions are off or entirely accurate.Continue reading “Depression Leads to New Worlds”

World Creation and Other Therapies

The slide probably started Sunday, but I didn’t notice it then. Monday I canceled an appointment. Just didn’t feel like going out. Tuesday it hit hard. I have depression, by the way. I suspect a lot of writers do. Many of us struggle with melancholy in various ways. We cope through creation. We take ourContinue reading “World Creation and Other Therapies”

Failure and the NaNoWriMo Writer

We’re ten days in. One third of the sand has run out of the glass. I hope you’re a good chunk in. I decided. Time to set aside the showman’s tall, tall hat and simply work the keyboard, pouring blood and ink into the creation of worlds. It didn’t matter if at the end ofContinue reading “Failure and the NaNoWriMo Writer”