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Writing through depression

Posted by Derek Chamberlain on Monday, July 3, 2017, In : Creativity and Life 

I want to say this right up front, I suffer from depression. It's something that a lot of people, not just writers, are dealing with, but it seems that mental illness  in one form or another is something that a lot of writers are facing. I’m a writer, and depression has influenced, and continues to influence, not just what I write and how I write, but my whole author career. 

Before we get into the meat of the topic, I’ve gotta cover my ass, so: I'm a writer and an ESL teacher, not a doc...

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I'm a writer, editor, indie publisher, and dedicated Magic Spreadsheet user. Originally from Adelaide, Australia, I've been living in Japan since 1995. I've had a life-long interest in writing and in speculative fiction. My first book was published in mid-2014.
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