Dissociation is a form of fragmentation. It does not always result in fully formed individual personalities. Sometimes the divisions cause fracture but not separation. Like glass that is crazed with cracks.
Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a bitch. I was trying for something more academic sounding, but let’s face it, I’m not on that plane today. Nope, today is one of those days where I’m just trying to figure out where I put my sh*t. Or, more accurately, where I … Continue reading Off the rails
If you are a fan of epics, Celtic myth, or simply good storytelling, The Sons of Mil, L.M. Riviere’s debut novel is a welcome outing. From a diverse group of characters, the author weaves a tale of complex politics, the brutal conditions in fictional Innisfail, treachery, and a quest for redemption.
Duane Robert Stewart October 16, 1964 – January 18, 2021 My brother died today and I wept for him, for us. For all the warm words we never exchanged, For all the jealousy we held for each other, For all the times pain was our only contact, For the words … Continue reading For my brother
I have been participating in the Poetry Battle Friday over on Twitter sponsored by JD Greyson (@JDGreysonwrites). I’ll admit, I always say I’m not a poet at heart, but I’m really enjoying this weekly exercise. So – I’m going to pass along some of the results. I hope you enjoy. … Continue reading An Installment of Haiku
Well, January 2021 certainly led off with a bang. I still see things on the horizon of concern. I’m trying very hard NOT to focus on those. Instead, I am head-down in editing my second novel while waiting somewhat patiently for my first novel to have a pre-order date. I’m … Continue reading Touching base
Holiday break is over. That means I am back at the keys. You can’t see me but I’m over here shaking my head because of the events in the US in the past 24 hours. I’m reading all my various news feeds and still head shaking. It’s mystifying – why … Continue reading Picking up Clues: January 6, 2021
Several years ago I was introduced to the idea of “the culture of character” and its near opposite “the culture of personality.” Before I plunge into today’s societal navel-gazing it is worth the time to look at and define these two types of social structures. They may appear to some … Continue reading Everyone else is just too tall
CPTSD is a strange thing to grow up with. Even stranger to live with once you know you have it. For Example: My latest InstagramPost- There it is the manuscript for Book 4 in the Unhomed series. Still debating titles. I do like to stick with one word – but … Continue reading In the can.
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