Demolition Operation

Deconstruction and Reconstruction of My Memoir

Memoir Writing's Toll. Memoir writing is often a long and arduous journey. Sometimes it takes a toll on the writer in a variety of ways. There is the debate over what family members will think or do. The writer questions the truth of what he/she is writing. This questioning brings into consideration just how much … Continue reading Deconstruction and Reconstruction of My Memoir

News Bites: Writing, Books, and Tech Stuff

An incredible news dump consistently comes at us via TV broadcasts, the Internet, radio, social media, and in overheard conversations in restaurants or on the bus or train. Every now and then why not focus on news relating to things we enjoy. Like writing, music, reading, technology and more. Here are a few articles for … Continue reading News Bites: Writing, Books, and Tech Stuff

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Chronic Illness and the Writer: A Series (Part 3)

Today's post brings to a close this series. The first and second posts on chronic illness and the writer can be found here and here. The five remaining tips for coping with chronic illness and/or pain are shared below. As stated before, I'm not qualified to say these will work for everyone. I share them … Continue reading Chronic Illness and the Writer: A Series (Part 3)

Chronic Illness and the Writer: A Series (Part 2)

Last week I posted the first post in this series on chronic illness and the writer. Today I want to share with you some tips I've found to be helpful. I'm not qualified to say these will work for everyone. I just know they have, on occasion, worked for me. You know your body better … Continue reading Chronic Illness and the Writer: A Series (Part 2)

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Chronic Illness and the Writer | A Series (Part 1)

What defines a chronic illness? Depending on what resource you use, you may find a variety of answers to this question. However, in my research as a writer and a patient, it appears the duration of an illness usually labels it as "chronic." The length required in the health insurance industry is a duration of … Continue reading Chronic Illness and the Writer | A Series (Part 1)