Mission Statement

‪My Mission Statement

Welcome to the blog of The Bipolar Writer.

This blog is multifunctional. I will use it to advertise my brand, the types of literary works that I am writing as J.E. Skye, and of course my blog that chronicles my experiences with Bipolar One disorder.

I write young adult & adult fiction in novels and screenplays. I write mostly within the romance and drama genres (think The Fault in Our Stars.) I’m also writing a non-fiction memoir.

My goals are simple. I want to use this blog to help people because of this fact:

“Half of all chronic mental illness begins by age 14; three-quarters by age 24. Despite effective treatment, there are long delays—sometimes decades—between the first appearance of symptoms and when people get help.” (Source: National Alliance on Mental Health)

In sharing my own experiences and my writing, if I can help just one person, then it makes it worth it to write my content. When I first struggled with depression and suicide I was just about fourteen. I never really knew what was wrong with me.

I really look forward to connecting with real people in my work. More about me in the “About” section of my blog.

J.E. Skye

Photo by Nolan Issac

11 Replies to “Mission Statement”

  1. Welcome to Virtual vitamins. I have dealt with a lot of mental/emotional problems in a wide variety of people at various distances from me, relationally and physically. I tell my students (I teach Medical English in Japan) that many of the most creative people in history have been bipolar, including Handel. May my words be a blessing and encouragement to you.

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  2. Hi James. I read through your bio and am looking forward to reading more. My childhood was the result of a biopolar father, who was the result of his bipolar father. However, I continue to work with my history of depression through mediation. I found that is looking at my mind again and again, over many, many years I started to make friends with myself. Here’s the site I use. https://learning.tergar.org/


  3. Your struggle is monumental… each of us is fighting a personal battle… and most of the time against/to find our freedom from ourselves….

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