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Why did you decide to write it?
To help other individuals who are experiencing what I did.
What types of readers will be interested in your book?
Anybody dealing with mental or emotional illness issues, or friends and family members of these individuals.
What is special about your book?
What differentiates it from other books in the same category? It reads like a personal story of discovering hope. It is not a medical journal or a workbook made up of hundreds of pages.
How did the idea for The Cross and the Psychiatrist come to you?
Personal experience and a desire to help others.
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I published a book for the State of Washington Mental Health Division, “Our Memories,” the writings of mental health consumers across the state. I am working on other books at the moment and also a newspaper to reach out to struggling humanity.
What is the hardest and easiest part of writing?
Accepting the idea that I can express myself in the written word. Visualizing the outcome of what the written word could produce.
What’s next for you? Are you currently working on or have plans for future
I am working on a few book ideas. Mostly though right now I am producing a newspaper to help create a movement for mental health consumer recovery.
Why did you choose to write for specific genre?
I enjoy writing nonfiction/facts. Facts are stepping stones for a wanderers life!
What is one question that you’ve always wanted to be asked in an interview? How would you answer that question?
What makes you, or drives you to write your books? Whenever I become discouraged and close my eyes, I see a face of a person that I have helped along lives journey.