Rambling Blog

Mind to Words

“Writing, to me, is simply
thinking through my fingers.”

Isaac Asimov

Once a Day by Kristi Rose

“This will help you dance,” Mother said as she bound Rosalette’s knees and ankles with sparkling pink silk wraps. The long silks from her knees attached to the table underneath her, the same table she’d lay on when Dr. Richter had visited the home to check on her health. Although it had been sometime sinceContinue reading “Once a Day by Kristi Rose”

Poem: Half-Life

This poem is inspired by living with a chronic illness. In the fall of 2018, after multiple invasive tests since early 2017, I was diagnosed with chronic vestibular migraine disorder. This disorder altered my life; it is part of every decision. Half-Life Day by day.The pain remains, fatigue defeats.The only escapeis above my body, inContinue reading “Poem: Half-Life”

Release Subconscious Writer’s Block

Conscious writer’s block can indicate executive functioning issues and/or lack of interest, anxiety, burn-out, or depression. Subconscious block would look like perfectionism and limiting beliefs robbing you from just going for it. It’s important to release the words and the story within you without judging it or constantly scrutinizing every word choice or sentence structureContinue reading “Release Subconscious Writer’s Block”

Crafting Anxious Characters

Before I go on to ramble, let me point out that mental health and mental illness are vastly different. It is akin to physical health; a diagnosis may or may not exist even if your character neglects her health. Health is the umbrella word under which mental, emotional, physical, spiritual, financial, and cognitive health fallContinue reading “Crafting Anxious Characters”


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