Turns out, quitting writing didn’t result in an explosion of new projects, ideas, or art. Instead, I’ve found something better.
It’s hard for me to say what I’m feeling after seeing the news about Sir Terry Pratchett’s death. I’m shocked by my own tears. We all knew it was coming; he’d become almost as famous for his assisted-death advocacy as for his Discworld novels. And I […]
We get all verklempt when a celebrity dies, more so when they commit suicide. And with good reason: it reminds us of our mortality. If these modern-day gods can die, so can we. But depression isn’t a disease of leisure or ennui. It’s a monster attacking ordinary people you know and love, right now, right this moment.