Humans Are More Than Their Actions

I’m a forensic psychologist and story-collector, with a history of working in prison, court, locked psychiatric facilities and emergency rooms. The most important certainty I carry, from all my time working with inmates and patients and onlookers, is that the only real difference between “us” and “them” is who carries the key to leave. AndContinue reading “Humans Are More Than Their Actions”

Excellence is the Best I Can do With What I Have Now

Leon Battista Alberti (1404–72) said “a person can do all things if they will.” I live and create by that motto. When it comes to writing I have created a series of epic length fantasy novels. That work of art is supported by woodworking, linguistics, Photoshop, Indesign, podcasting, Audible, 3D jewelry design and any otherContinue reading “Excellence is the Best I Can do With What I Have Now”

The Writing Life

Since young boyhood, John has tried to be a compassionate person. He has been in love with the English language for as long as he can remember. His parents read to John and his siblings and told them stories. They had a small standing whiteboard with the alphabet surrounding the edges. John would choose lettersContinue reading “The Writing Life”

Every Person’s Story is Interesting

Justin Lamb is a successful podcast host, musician, and future therapist. Over the years, he has shifted his passions from music to the mind. He as an advocate for sobriety, therapy, and trauma research. Justin shifted his professional focus in his mid-thirties to become a therapist and transform his passion for items into a career.Continue reading “Every Person’s Story is Interesting”

Writing is Observing the Humans Around Us

Sharon Hart-Green’s debut novel COME BACK FOR ME is a gripping story of trauma, loss, and the redemptive power of love set in the aftermath of World War II. It was chosen as the inaugural fiction offering of The New Jewish Press (a new imprint of the University of Toronto Press). It was released on JuneContinue reading “Writing is Observing the Humans Around Us”