It's been a rough year and I'm still under the weather, so today's post will be a short shameless plug. I've been published again!
Living with traumatic brain injury means living with loss. One of the losses I've learned to live with is that my career as a professional writer ended just as it was getting started. (I've published two books, Generation Ex and But I Don't Want To Go To Bed). So imagine my joy when a few days ago, I
received this nice little package in the mail.
Almost a year ago, a writer friend sent me an email alerting me to the fact that a new Chicken Soup for the Soul book was in the works. Because the theme was traumatic brain injury, and I was a writer before I sustained my TBI, she thought I might try to come up with a submission.
My brain doesn't work on command the way it used it, but I did manage to come up with a story just in the nick of time. I was optimistic, but have worked in publishing (on both sides of the book), so I knew better to get my hopes up.
At the beginning of the year, I learned that my story was still in the running. It wasn't until just a few weeks ago that I learned that my book did in fact make the final cut!
The big surprise was learning that my submission is the first story in the book!
Here's a sneak peek!
A little shout out to the blog.
If you are interested in learning more about what it's like to recover from and live with a traumatic brain injury, the book is available for sale on Amazon now. The book official releases on June 24.
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