Welcoming the End of an Era

It is done. Finished. After spending the last two months stuck to my office chair like peanut butter on the roof of Tiger’s mouth (trust me, it’s quite an image), the book has been completed. As I type, it is currently showing as “publishing” on Amazon. That word is teasing me. Sticking out its tongue.Continue reading “Welcoming the End of an Era”

Therapy in the Writing Process

Journaling has long been accepted as a useful tool in the therapeutic process. Traditional journaling can certainly provide benefits. It is a “safe” space to explore powerful feelings. It encourages reflection and honesty and can lead the writer to a better understanding of him or herself. I believe that journaling can be even more beneficial,Continue reading “Therapy in the Writing Process”

Adventures in Publishing

Somehow it seems appropriate to be here three years after my tsunami divorce. Just days after the end, I picked up a pen and wrote voluntarily for the first time in my life.  Days after that, I moved my journal to the computer and began to craft a book out of my life. I wroteContinue reading “Adventures in Publishing”