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CureTalk Mental Health Panel Discussion on May 14th!

I received some very exciting news this week from CureTalk’s Scientific Media Editor Priya Menon! I have been invited to participate on the panel (and possibly co-host) CureTalk’s first Mental Health Panel Discussion on May 14th! The panel discussion will feature Dr. Kamran Fallahpour from the Brain Resource Center, and the discussion subject will be…
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A Great Pitch-O-Rama Experience on Saturday!

My husband John and I had a great session with the therapist last night. I went to a writers conference on Saturday in San Francisco and had the opportunity to get feedback on my memoir pitch. I also pitched my memoir to a few agents, editors and publishers. I came back with a new plan…
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The Importance of Sincerity & Appreciation

Amidst the difficulties I’ve encountered dealing with the voices, along with the daily challenges of living and breathing and moving forward from one day to the next, one week to the next, and one year to the next, I am always reminded of how important it is to live with a sense of appreciation rather…
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Wheat-Colored, Dry, Summer Grasses

I have two more hours to chant until I finish my current daimoku campaign. I’m very excited about this, and I’m also very excited about the writing conference I’m attending this Saturday. I still need to revise my pitch, my synopsis and a few other things and then I’ll be good to go! John’s brother…
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Getting Ready to Start My 3rd Million Daimoku Campaign

I’m really looking forward to the Women’s National Book Association Pitch-o-Rama next Saturday. I wrote a brief memoir pitch for a different writing conference last September, so I’d like to revise it as well as improve my synopsis. I’m making progress daily, but still struggle with occasional negativity and anger. I tend to justify my…
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