writing mentally ill characters

April 23, 2019

How To Write Mentally Ill Characters

The megalomaniacal CEO. The sociopathic killer. The suicidal teen. The anxious woman self-medicating with booze and pills while caring for her demented mother. As writers, we invite these characters into our stories because they are true-to-life and because their psychological problems invite curiosity and compassion.
August 2, 2019

Friend And Foe

β€œI will stop you from telling them about me. In fact, I will keep you from talking at all.”