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 Milestone for The Bipolar Writer

I woke up this morning to another big achievement for The Bipolar Writer blog. Today, with the collaboration of my fellow bloggers this blog has reached amazing heights. I am … Continue reading A Milestone for The Bipolar Writer

My Familiar Companion

It’s been a while, my friend. You often leave me for small periods of time where I feel more like myself, and less like the person who has no control. … Continue reading My Familiar Companion

The Masks We Wear in Mental Illness

This is an in-depth look at a chapter in my memoir. I wrote a short post about this subject and I extended the post to really explore the subject. An … Continue reading The Masks We Wear in Mental Illness

Members of the Same Tribe

The Update I am in awe of the experiences of the mental illness community that I have been a part of over the past ten months of blogging on WordPress. … Continue reading Members of the Same Tribe

Let’s Start at the Beginning

This a chapter in my memoir I have been working on, I wanted to see what people think about this chapter. My origins story is something that I always worry … Continue reading Let’s Start at the Beginning

Seeking Help in a Non-Crisis Situation

Update: I wanted to repost this because I feel it is still important  to talk about seeking help. In the road to recovery seeking help is just as important to self-care. … Continue reading Seeking Help in a Non-Crisis Situation

Joy Daehn Interview Feature

There are times when writing interview features for The Bipolar Writer blog that it gets personal to me because I can directly relate to the subject of the article. When … Continue reading Joy Daehn Interview Feature

Interview Features – The Series

Since December I have been conducting interviews with people of all ages and sex that deal with the life of having a mental illness. It is my way to give … Continue reading Interview Features – The Series

Suicide Hotline

Suicide is 100% preventable. If you or someone you know is suicidal, please call the National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255. Here is the international link: http://ibpf.org/resource/list-international-suicide-hotlines As always, you can contact me … Continue reading Suicide Hotline