Did you know that members of AA run camp-outs? Picnics? Non-alcoholic boat parties and all-night raves? Did you know, in other words, that recovery could be fun? I can’t remember reading many recovery narratives in which fun was the focus,Read More 

How do we write about trauma? I’ve just finished reading Lucky, a memoir about a violent rape by Alice Sebold.  I’ve never used the word ‘harrowing’ before but maybe this is the time for that word. ‘Acutely distressing’ it certainlyRead More