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It’s that time of month again. Creative Writing is Creative Thinking. Every last Wednesday of every month, I’ll be reinstating creative thinking but adding Creative Writing is Creative thinking. Let me explain a little more.

The last Wednesday of every month, I am going to post a picture with no words. I would like you to write a sentence of any form you want. You can write poetry, short stories, Diary entries, Journal Entries or letters. I really don’t care but It has to be ONE sentence of your choice.

The purpose of creative writing is creative thinking for members to create something out of nothing. Because a picture is worth a thousand words. So have fun and create. Please no negative comments. Negative comments will be deleted. Please have fun and happy writing. ⬇️
#Writing #stories #Poetry #Letters

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Picture description: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
Maya Angelou
#Writing

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Happy 2024, all! Hope you're feeling as well as possible! Here's an interview I just did w/ the M.E. podcast Post-Exertional Mayonnaise (get it?)

Daniel Moore is a British musician who had Myalgic Encephalomyelitis as a child, seeming got better, and then experienced a return of the illness in 2018.

In 2023, he co-founded the M.E. podcast Post-Exertional Mayonnaise to discuss M.E., music, writing, grief, and whatever other topics might pop up.

He's a good, smart person and I appreciated his questions.

On my living w/ M.E. for 32+ years, thyroid cancer for seven, the small heart attack, my first book Altitude Sickness about my best friend's death from mountain climbing, and my upcoming book Fire in the Hole: A Eulogy for the Living on the massive catastrophe of M.E.

On YouTube:

www.youtube.com/watch

And on Spotify (it's available wherever you get your podcasts):

open.spotify.com/episode/7x8qVAJhNjKmddhXnUY5J9

It's hard to be human and it's vastly harder to be a sick and/or disabled human, so I hope your new year is off to the best possible start and that the world is treating you w/ the kindness you deserve. All the best. xo

Day 18 of 365

#MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #cfsisamisnomer #pwme #ChronicIllness #ThyroidCancer #Cancer #HeartAttack #Writing #Music #Disability

Litsa Dremousis: Author, Essayist and Activist on writing and life with ME

Listen to this episode from Post-Exertional Mayonnaise on Spotify. Daniel is joined by Litsa and her dog Jordan (who she describes as an inveterate cuddler and the primary reason she's alive). Litsa shares from her 30 year history of life with ME and we explore how she's navigated a writing career: interviewing famous music artists, publishing her own deeply personal stories, and raising awareness of the reality of ME at the highest levels. Millions missing episode: https://open.spotify.com/episode/1adUN7Qd0Quli2KEGbrvTx?si=EvhKekMJShyWkSD39RFzXw https://litsadremousis.com/ Susan Sontag (illness as metaphor) info: Illness as Metaphor https://g.co/kgs/JFg1yh Get in touch: pempodcast23@gmail.com https://www.pempod.com/
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Mind of life

#Writing
Mind of life
Fuelled by my emotions
I no longer know who I really am
Im tired of surviving
I just wanna live already
But it feels like this life
Just won’t let me

I’m a deemed for this to be my forever
Always hitting high and these lows
Is this all just like a sick game
And when does it end
Tell me will this end

I’ve been fighting my demons
For as long as I can remember
So don’t tell me I haven’t tried
Cause I’m so exhausted of
This everyday ride

I carry a poker face
That even I don’t recognize
wishing someone would just see
through these eye
How far down I’ve gone
But afraid of the response

NJO

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Finished Writing My 3rd Book 📖 #BipolarDisorder #Writing

I’ve just finished writing my third book. Before I say anything about them I am well aware that they aren’t anything breathtaking or outstanding in any way. What I am proud of though is the way I have managed to do it. It was less than 3 years ago I hadn’t written a word. Had no interest or inclination to do so. Then one day I was particularly struggling with my Bipolar, I picked up a pen and wrote a single word. Embarrassing is the word I wrote. I was embarrassed about myself being controlled by this illness and that I was powerless to do anything. I wrote more words the next time I was in the same situation and soon I was writing down a few sentences or paragraphs. This was the start of my writing journey. I have a blog now and below is a link to the book if you would like to read it.

Remember, you are capable of doing anything you want.

Finished Writing Book Number 3 ✍🏻📖📚
#MightyTogether #MentalHealth

Finished Writing Book Number 3 ✍🏻📖📚

I’ve just finished writing my third book. It’s nothing special, extremely articulate or exciting to read. It is honest though. If you want to read this collection of experiences I have had and how …
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Creative writing is Creative Thinking

It’s that time of month again. Creative Writing is Creative Thinking. Every last Wednesday of every month, I’ll be reinstating creative thinking but adding Creative Writing is Creative thinking. Let me explain a little more.

The last Wednesday of every month, I am going to post a picture with no words. I would like you to write a sentence of any form you want. You can write poetry, short stories, Diary entries, Journal Entries or letters. I really don’t care but It has to be ONE sentence of your choice.

The purpose of creative writing is creative thinking for members to create something out of nothing. Because a picture is worth a thousand words. So have fun and create. Please no negative comments. Negative comments will be deleted. Please have fun and happy writing. ⬇️ #Writing #stories #Poetry #diaryentries #shortstories

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Unrelenting Void Poem

This void hides deep inside,
A battle that still resides,
The struggle, the pain, intertwines,
Threatening to consume, to confine.

Breakdowns come, powerful and grim,
Urges mock, laugh, taunt with a devilish grin,
Forever haunting, undeterred,
Trapped by the void, my screams unheard.

Though my strength is weak,
The fight within, fierce and unique,
Motivation may crumble, my soul may tire,
But deep down, a fire burns, an unyielding desire.

Let the tears flow, but only a few,
But in silence, no one must know the truth,
For I must remain strong, hidden behind the pain,
Put on that happy face, while the pain still remains.

#Poetry #Poem #MentalHealth #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Depression #Anxiety #Writing

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Unrelenting Void Poem

This void hides deep inside,
A battle that still resides,
The struggle, the pain, intertwines,
Threatening to consume, to confine.

Breakdowns come, powerful and grim,
Urges mock, laugh, taunt with a devilish grin,
Forever haunting, undeterred,
Trapped by the void, my screams unheard.

Though my strength is weak,
The fight within, fierce and unique,
Motivation may crumble, my soul may tire,
But deep down, a fire burns, an unyielding desire.

Let the tears flow, but only a few,
But in silence, no one must the truth,
For I must remain strong, hidden behind the pain,
Put on that happy face, while the pain still remains.

#Poetry #Poem #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder ##Writing #TherapyWriting

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freely writing what comes to mind as a way to know what's on my mind 🖋️

Writing with no filters apart from my own artistic means as my only way to have a clue about what's really going on inside of me.

I have a hole in my mind and have no clues what's going on there and I'm only at the beginning of the process to reach it.

04.11.23

love myself
kept me company
there's detachment inside of me
I've killed
So what am I?
oblivion of my past
the many millions versions
warriors
the desire to be with you
Has it always been me?
just me and only me
my ego my will my life
back at my core
should never forget you
my confusion healing me
my little friends
I'm back at you again
wrappes by placid me
Taking care of you all.
I'll come to love you.

#Writing #oblivion #mind #Awareness #Understanding #Poetry

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How long have you been writing for? Why did you decide to write? What do you like to write about? My answer is down below ⬇️

I’ve been writing for 16 years. I started writing after I got discharged from the mental ward. I started writing nonfiction short stories about what went on that day. Then I wrote poetry for a few years. Now I write disability and self help stories that I’m wanted to turn into books. Now it’s your turn. Remember be respectful. #Writing #Poetry #shortstory