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How to write about medical illness

How to Write About: Depression

This is the fourth post in my "How to Write About Medicine Series". This series is, hopefully, going to make it easier for writers to include medically accurate information in their books. Disclaimer: This post is not to be used to diagnose or treat anyone. I am not allowed to diagnose people over the internet,… Continue reading How to Write About: Depression

Book reviews

Book Review: Beasts of the Frozen Sun by Jill Criswell

Beasts of the Frozen Sun in the first book in a series written by Jill Criswell and will be published by Blackstone Publishing on August 06, 2019 I was given an Advanced copy of this book by NetGalley in exchange for my honest review Synopsis "Burn Brightly, Love Fiercely For all Else is Dust." Lira,… Continue reading Book Review: Beasts of the Frozen Sun by Jill Criswell

A Court of Mist and Fury, How to write about medical illness

Fiction and PTSD- A Court of Mist and Fury

Review of PTSD in A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas. Shows examples of how the main character is shown to have PTSD without ever officially diagnosing it. Also describes how the author was able to use talk therapy as PTSD treatment in a fantasy world setting.