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There Will Now Be A Seven-Month Interval

There Will Now Be A Seven-Month Interval

I’m writing this blog post from home. Home home, despite the fact that the Cambridge term hasn’t finished yet. Back in the room I’ve lived in since I was twelve, next door to the room I lived in since I was one, I’m preparing to spend seven months making myself not-crazy. The plan, as it currently stands, looks something like this: Start a bullet journal. I’ve heard good things about these, and I’m not really sure how they work, but…

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Is Writing Therapy Or Escape?

Is Writing Therapy Or Escape?

On the first of May, 2012, I wrote the following in my journal: There’s something therapeutic about this writing your thoughts and all that. It helps, getting them down on paper. It’s not a good idea to read them back, mind, not if you’re still feeling emotionally compromised by the situation, but later you’ll be able to. Putting things into words makes them easier to bear. Because it means you’ve beaten them. If they’re words on paper, they’re just like…

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The Therapist’s Office (TCWT)

The Therapist’s Office (TCWT)

(My lack of posting is due to RSI, explained in my latest vlog.) The TCWT blog chain wants us to put our characters in therapy. “Take any character from one of your books and put them in a therapy session. Write a (short!) scene about what happens. (You can include multiple characters and make it a group therapy session.)” I’ve done this before. A long time ago, but I have. IT DOESN’T WORK. They are angry, twisted beasties, and they…

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