I heard a piece on the radio yesterday about how experiencing depression as a young adult can have a profound impact on a person’s career outcomes. The story, on NPR’s Marketplace, talks about how the National Institutes of Health estimate that there are 58 million of us in the United States who experience some form […]

shooting mad

It really frustrated me to read that the mass shooting in Texas has been written off quickly by some in our government as a mental health issue. I’ve thought about this a lot in the last day, and I suppose that someone who is abusive to their own family may well have issues that stem […]


I’ve  wanted to write a novel since I was eight years old, when I made my first attempt at writing one by penning thirty hand-written pages (with illustrations) about a boy who found meaning when a multi-hued collie entered his life. I’ve been working on various sorts of stories ever since, but it’s only recently […]