I am a novelist, screenwriter, and blogger. I have written a screenplay entitled “Memory of Shane” and working towards the completion of the novel version. I am also writing my memoir “The Bipolar Writer" which also serves as the name of this blog. I also write feature articles on other members of the mental illness community on my blog.

A Thank You from The Bipolar Writer

This is a couple of weeks too late (I was quite sick when I reached this milestone), but I am a firm believer in celebrating the small things in life. … Continue reading A Thank You from The Bipolar Writer

Can We Ever Be Happy in This Mental Illness Life?

I am not sure that there is a right answer to this question. Don’t get me wrong, I am happy where my life is at the moment. I am moving … Continue reading Can We Ever Be Happy in This Mental Illness Life?

A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later

I wanted to share this series as a whole, it is called “A Mental Heath Anniversary – 11 Years Later. It is a two-part series that was initially supposed to go … Continue reading A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later

A Chapter from The Bipolar Writer Memoir – A Mental Health Update

I know that many are waiting for the release of my memoir entitled The Bipolar Writer. There are so many things happening right now, and I am hopeful that I … Continue reading A Chapter from The Bipolar Writer Memoir – A Mental Health Update

A Mental Health Resource – The Bipolar Writer

  I was asked by a fellow writer to share a mental health resource by author Dyane Harwood called Birth of a New Brain-Healing from Postpartum Bipolar Disorder which is … Continue reading A Mental Health Resource – The Bipolar Writer

Changes for the Contributor’s of The Bipolar Writer

Today I am changing the statuses of the many contributors here on The Bipolar Writer blog. All contributors will have their status changed to “Author.” Here is what an author entails. As … Continue reading Changes for the Contributor’s of The Bipolar Writer

A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later – Part Two

A Mental Health Anniversary – Part Two It All Starts With Hope * I know that this piece was supposed to go live on Thanksgiving. I apologize for that, here … Continue reading A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later – Part Two

A Mental Health Anniversary – 11 Years Later Part One

Despite working hard to better yourself, it was easy to feel alone and lost. You had no real direction —no idea where you wanted to go with your life. It was Thanksgiving, and you stayed true to your promise–you were here for the holidays. You told yourself you would never miss another Thanksgiving.

What I Learned Being Sick – A Mental Health Thing

I believe that is what leads to getting me sick. The funny thing about me getting sick is that just days before my dad told me to slow down or it could start affecting my overall health. I knew he was right, but I didn’t slow down.

Stay Safe This Holiday Season – A Mental Health Advisory Post

Between now and the end of the year is a fantastic time. We see family and friends, meet for coffee, eat some amazing food, and shop for those special people … Continue reading Stay Safe This Holiday Season – A Mental Health Advisory Post

The Bipolar Writer is Sick

I will be down for a few days, caught a bad bug. I will be back as soon as possible. Part two of my letter will have to wait, and … Continue reading The Bipolar Writer is Sick