Pain Informs the Writer

This week I have been thinking much about bullying.  Today we attended an assembly led by a parent of an 11 year old boy who killed himself after being bullied.  Also this week my son was involved in a bullying incident, but through our help and encouragement he learned how to deal with the situationContinue reading “Pain Informs the Writer”

To This Day Project – Shane Koyczan

I usually don’t do this, but this poem by Shane Koyczan struck a nerve with me.  Recently I have been dredging up my own demons in writing my latest novel The Painful Best because my protagonist is the result of one event cascading into several other bad events that end up ruining his life.  He is anContinue reading “To This Day Project – Shane Koyczan”