“How come you always write such depressing characters?” someone asked me once. They always ask this, because more than half of my characters have somehow decided to be depressing. I don’t always plan it out that way, but perhaps I’m averse to happy characters, or happy endings, or people who embody the sometimes joy of … Continue reading depressed much?
How many people do you know who are depressed? That’s a trick question, of course, because we as humans are so good at hiding our true emotions, at putting on a brave face and fooling everyone else. At times we use a sarcastic sense of humor to mask that pain that would drag us down … Continue reading The Silent Killer
I am not always happy. I am not always self-assured. I am not always pleased. I am not always functioning as I should. I am not always okay, and that should be okay, right? Expectation is a very fickle thing. If people are used to you being sullen and out of sorts then it is … Continue reading Not Always Okay