More Twitter Censorship Drama & Why It Might Mean the End of My Writing “Career”

To put things bluntly; I am frustrated to the point of tears and beyond tired of writing this same post

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The Reconstruction of Walter Emanuel

Editor’s note: this is one of the first short stories I wrote after more than a decade away from writing fiction and was originally carried on my blog sportsballchic.com in the summer of 2015. My intention, was to portray a man struggling to overcome his own depression and anxiety problems after a long period of disconnection/isolation in the most humane, realistic way possible. All too often, stories about mental health begin and end with tired, melodramatic tropes that fail to recognize that an alienating sense of “otherness” may in fact be a completely rational response to an unfeeling, unloving and at times completely absurd world around us. But for time and pressure, we are all Walter Emanuel and it is my sincerest hope that I’ve told his story with the dignity, compassion and hopefulness it deserves. – NI

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Everyone is Wrong But Me Episode 3: A Zoo Story

Nina continues her conversation with the mysterious old cat, who this time wants to talk about the importance of remaining true to yourself in a world made of lies

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