This is an excerpt from Snakes and Ladders. Book is currently in development with Affirm Press. Follow Angela J Williams on Facebook for more excerpts and news on publication. Now / then – Characters You probably want to know about the person getting arrested, so let’s take a minute out with the here and now me to […]Read More Now/then – characters – Excerpt
Strip searches are something like pantomime undressing, lots of big slow movements – and nothing at all like erotic stripping.Read More Stripping Time – Excerpt
These are the voices I need to be listening to right now. TEC Resolution FOR NETRead More Thesis Results
(Yes, roller derby peeps, perfect timing for TGSS. Non-derby peeps, forgive my draft. Links and pics soon.) Twenty-four hours ago I would have scrolled past this topic, however just yesterday I had some very relevant realisations. This one comes with a content warning re: invasive psychiatry Context: I am 41 years old, have complex PTSD […]Read More Draft: ECT Brain thinks about my relationship with ‘exercise’
Content warning: this post discusses suicide and Electro Convulsive Therapy. Structure warning: I am writing with my editing and self-censorship blinkers off – paragraphs, sentences and arguments may be imprecise. Context I started this post just after I was released from a five week psychiatric admission that included 12 sessions of Electro Convulsive Therapy. It […]Read More Turning ‘trauma’ into ‘armour’: part 1 – the fungus
Now that the worker’s compensation payments have been provisionally approved, it’s time for me to start working on the most important job – getting better. The lawyer of awesome expressed doubts about my ability to really get better and we all know how much I love a challenge. So after many intense ruminations, this is […]Read More The Return to Work Plan
Hello to our rapidly increasing fold, Lovely to have over a thousand new supporters since the trip down to Canberra. And all that without me doing much at all. Yesterday I answered one of the most heartbreaking comments I’ve gotten in this whole nightmare. A person asked me who they call if they can’t call […]Read More We’re almost at 2500 but what a week!
Oh, my cheer squad! So many hearts to every one of you and special hi to all the new supporters. I just got home from Shrinkola and realised what you all did while I was out and about! I’m speechless. Tempted to use emojis. Got two super exciting appointments to get through tomorrow but will […]Read More 636 signatures in 24 hours!