The Slow Path to Writing Success (or, What I Learned from Drug Addicts)

Drug addicts, alcoholics, people with suicidal tendencies — and writers. We can all relate to each other.

I work in wilderness therapy with clients who struggle with various addictions and behavioral problems. And I’m also a writer who has spent the last five years writing a book.

Believe it or not, there are a lot of parallels between addiction and creativity. And over the past five years, I’ve learned how they can make us better at writing and at living.

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