Not My Story To Tell has passed the nomination stage for this award. The winners will be announced August 21. I’ll keep you posted.
Here is the link
I got an exciting email yesterday from Claire Harris Perkins from Book Club Talk Radio Club. She said she’s writing a￼ self-help book for authors called How to Stand Out From the Crowd with your Book Marketing and would like to use my back page blurb as an example of how to attract readers. I… Read More My Blurb is Going to be Featured in a Book
I got a package in the mail from my union. As many of you know, I retired in October after working with the school board for thirty years. You can read more about how I combined my book launch with my retirement party here. I received this certificate with a monetary gift today.
A fellow blogger sent me a link to a magazine/blog that has many wonderful contributions from the bipolar community and professionals. I sure wish I’d had this information years ago, when I was trying to make sense of what Justine was going though. I’ve written two books on our experiences. You can get them on… Read More Great Resource to Learn About or Help People with Bipolar Disorder
The people who have already read my memoir, Not My Story To Tell know that many of my experiences raising a daughter who had mental health issues wasn’t easy or fun. It was scary and heartbreaking. That does not mean I became negative or angry, however. The opposite happened. I became more positive in order… Read More Positivity Attracts Positivity
I just received a phone call that has left me warm and fuzzy. A woman I met in Florida, who just happens to live close to me in Canada read my memoir, Not My Story To Tell, gave it to her daughter, who in turn recommended it to her daughter. The twenty-four year old granddaughter… Read More My Readers Warm My Heart
Read the article in People Magazine here.
This is an extremely important article on how improvements can be made in treating people with mental health issues. I expressed my frustrations in my memoir, Not My Story To Tell about my daughter, Justine’s struggle with a broken system. Rethinking Therapy was in the Globe and Mail Newspaper today. It makes many valid points.