Listen, Everyone.  Please Take Your Medication.

This piece by Amanda Mull is important. Two excerpts: Now, in apparently quitting his psychiatric medication for the sake of his creativity, West is promoting one of mental health’s most persistent and dangerous myths: that suffering is necessary for great art. Esmé Weijun Wang, a novelist who has written about living with schizoaffective disorder, has … Continue reading Listen, Everyone.  Please Take Your Medication.

Acceptance and Rejection on April Fool’s Day/Palm Sunday

Yesterday, I got two or three rejection emails for short stories I'm trying to place.  On Facebook, I asked my writer friends if there was any chance those mags were having some April Fool's Day fun with us.  Truth be told, I don't take rejections seriously or personally.  The stories have been through the processes … Continue reading Acceptance and Rejection on April Fool’s Day/Palm Sunday