No discussion of writing through grief would be complete without my explaining how deeply I owe my writerly self to my mother.I was reminded of this two weeks ago, and it’s taken until now for me to face actually writing about it ... and posting it. At this point, I'd appreciate being able to just … [Read more...] about Writing Through Grief, Part 6
Yes, I know. Two posts in one day. Bad form. :)So, even though it's a year late, I've updated my "sources" page with research links for last May's novella, The Highwayman. Pretty excited that I finally got that up! If you read and enjoyed that story, take a look, or if you're just interested in the … [Read more...] about Update!!
Two months ago last week.Week before last was a bear. Not all was grief induced, although there was plenty of that as well—things definitely pointed to a certain amount of spiritual warfare, which shouldn’t surprise me, given everything going on in the world. In the middle of other things, I … [Read more...] about Writing Through the Grief: Part 5
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So, last night I tried to talk to someone about Mom, and the whole situation this past year, and I swear, I couldn’t get a coherent thought out. My brain just refuses to work in a linear fashion right now.And the anger. I feel so fragile, so brittle, like the merest blow will shatter me. I’m … [Read more...] about Writing Through Grief, Part 4
Part of the problem with grieving is that it doesn’t come in this nice, neat, clearly labeled package: “Oh, here is Grief. I will take it out and feel sad and nostalgic for this person [pet, thing] I have have been separated from, … [Read more...] about Writing Through Grief, Part 3