“But who would buy that? Does anyone even read poetry?” Love, Mom
Don’t call me uptight because I work hard and care. Fucking idiot.
A lot of you who read my blog are also writers and have likely considered writing a book. Having been through the publishing process, coming out with my first book in June 2017, I can’t express enough how important it’s been to surround yourself with people “who get it” and what you’re doing. I’ve been so incredibly grateful to have this smart and insightful woman, Natalie Obando, and the team at Do Good Public Relations behind […]
I’m not uptight, but I’m having a book party with no book, dumbass.
So much gratitude to Thought Catalog Books for including my essay and acknowledging that yes, depression is real, despite what I’ve been told. It’s not “all in my head” or because I “don’t have enough real problems” and won’t be solved by “eating more meat.” Books and writers like these have meant more than you know. Without acknowledgment, there is no healing. And some days that’s all you’re capable of. Buy on Amazon and iBooks.
“A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.” by Herbert Simon, Manage Your Day-to-Day