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The Dragon

A man I once knew called depression The Dragon. We were talking about suicide rates and the challenges people experience when fighting depression. Thinking about it, depression really is a massive fire-breathing dragon. You stare up at this great, hulking beast that is threatening to consume you, and it's so overwhelming. How can a simple human stand against this?

Writing Craft

Writing Craft: Lessons from Duma Key by Stephen King

As early as age 11, I was reading It and The Stand under the covers without my parents knowing what exactly was in those books. For the record, they would have probably held a book burning if they’d had any clue. I’ve long since learned that only two things are certain when I open a… Continue reading Writing Craft: Lessons from Duma Key by Stephen King