Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs Stars: **** Picador (2003) Memoir 320 pages Summary: Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. So at… Read More »

The Introvert Writer by Jamie Arpin-Ricci

The Introvert Writer: Being Your Creative Best by Being Your Truest Self by Jamie Arpin-Ricci Stars **** Amazon Digital Publishing (2016) 61 pages Health/Personality Summary:  In an extrovert’s world, discover how to thrive as an introvert writer. Many of the most celebrated and successful authors are introverts, yet there remains a negative stigma around introversion.… Read More »

How to Create a Character by Logan Mathis

How to Create a Character: The Best Book on Characterization You’ve Ever Read by Logan Mathis Stars **** Amazon Digital Publishing (2014) Reference/Writing 101 pages ebook Summary: The problem with other “how-to books” is they’re giving you generic advice. Half the information you can’t use in your story. This book is different as everything mentioned… Read More »

Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson

Detour From Normal by Ken Dickson Stars: **** CreateSpace (2013) 320 pages Memoir Summary:  Despite access to the greatest healthcare in the world, U.S citizens are not immune to medical horror stories. Such was the experience of Ken Dickson, a beloved husband and father and respected engineer, with no history of mental illness. What should… Read More »