Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #6: The Fifth Five Fall + Our Picks for Semi-Finalists
 

Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off #6

Fifth Five Fall + Picks for Semi-Finalists

 
Bards and Scribes: The Druid – Guest Blog from Jesse Teller
 

Bards and Scribes: The Druid

Guest Blog from Jesse Teller

 
The Worth of Hair by A. A. Freeman
 

The Worth of Hair

New Release Review

 

Browsing all articles tagged with mental health.

Bards and Scribes: The Druid – Guest Blog from Jesse Teller

Bards and Scribes: The Druid – Guest Blog from Jesse Teller 

Jesse Teller is mentally disabled. He suffers from PTSD from an abusive childhood. He is bipolar, suffers from daily to hourly hallucinations, and has DID (multiple personality disorder). He has been a member of the self-published fantasy community for four and a half years now, has published fourteen books, with plans to publish countless more. […]

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Writing Fantasy Saved My Mental State

Writing Fantasy Saved My Mental State 

Fantasy is sometimes referred to as “escapism” and it comes in many forms—whether that be reading a novel, getting immersed in a movie, or even playing a video game. That escapist state also comes while a writer is penning new stories—crafting new worlds, interesting magic, fun creatures, and adventurous plotlines. This is especially true when […]

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Disabilities In SFF: More Or Less Than Fine?

Disabilities In SFF: More Or Less Than Fine? 

Quite some time ago, I wrote a pretty vague and largely naive (in that I missed a lot) article about disability in SFF. It was exclusively about physical disabilities and was, generally, written by someone who only vaguely knew what he was talking about. I referenced The Wild Hunt author, Elspeth Cooper as she talked […]

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How to Use Mental Illness in Your Writing

How to Use Mental Illness in Your Writing 

Mental illness is always a tricky topic to discuss, especially in the politically correct society of the present. I can tell you though, I work in a psychiatric hospital, and the patients there are often more than happy to discuss their illnesses, whether you would like them to or not. This is how I came […]

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