Life is Busy, and That’s Good
It has been a while since I wrote a blog post about my mental health and where it is amid this pandemic. I have been busy, which has helped me get some of my anxious feelings under control.
This time of year, some of April and then into May, I usually hit my stride. My Seasonal Affective Disorder, in association with the depressive side of being Bipolar, often finds its end. I come out of a cloud. That happened recently. The late spring into summer months is my most productive, and so I found myself writing and editing again. Not that I was not writing, but it was not every day.
I usually use baseball to help me get on track, but with sports put on hold, I am finding new ways to entertain when in my downtime. I also limited my downtime recently and decided on more productive work longer into my day. I have seen productivity go up, and that is always good. I am hopeful that my memoir The Bipolar Writer: A Memoir will pick up some steam as I work with other mental health bloggers to promote my work.
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I am working diligently on editing my major fantasy fiction novel, The Rise of the Nephilim. I hope to be ready sometime in June or July to publish my novella Angel on the Ward. Both are works of fiction. Then there is my short story, which is going to be published in a literary magazine entitled Hyeon and the Precious Notebook. In editing, there is also my short story The Dark Passenger, and I hope to be able to publish this piece this summer.
Life is okay, and I am adjusting to the new normal when it comes to everyday life. I believe my anxious feelings will eventually subside or get to a reasonable level. My depression is down, which is good. I will be making two major announcements next week, and I hope that you will tune in as I work towards getting all my projects in focus. One of the announcements will be good. So stay tuned and always remain strong in the fight.
Always Keep Fighting
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