Finished Scrivener Tutorial!

October 2015, I last modified the import of my blog into Scrivener thinking I'd massage my writing into a book. The next month, my mother had a stroke. Never got back to the [...]

Barely Fiction: Kate.2

Brandan, Jamie and Kate in Dhahran. Kate, always the performer. In the early 60s on a pleasant August morning in San Francisco, Kate entered this world as the first daughter of [...]

Please Support Me #NAMIWalks #JoinTheMovement

  Please support me as I raise money for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). NAMI Orange County has been instrumental in my mental health recovery. Help Me Support NAMI NAMI’s Peer-to-Peer [...]

I do not whisper. I ROAR.

Motherhood transformed me. My identity changed. Now it changes again. I have constantly reinvented myself over my lifetime. As a pre-med biochemistry major at UCLA, I was miserable and suicidal. Then I studied part-time [...]

Barely Fiction: Kate.1

Her true and legal name is Kitt Kathleen O’Malley. She loves her name and is grateful her parents came up with it -- a great stage name if there ever was one. Her [...]

Book Reviews: fAdE tO bLuE and mOnOchrOme

fAdE tO bLuE by H.M. Jones fAdE tO bLuE is H.M. Jones' prequel to mOnOchrOme. Those of us who read Monochrome met the fascinating character Ishmael. This prequel gives us Ishmael's back story and explains more about how [...]

Review: Birth of a New Brain #PostPartumBipolar

Dyane Harwood thrilled me when she sent me an advance copy of her memoir, Birth of a New Brain: Healing from Postpartum Bipolar Disorder. (I pre-ordered it and was anxiously awaiting it’s October [...]

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