"The difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter. It's the difference between the lightning and the lightning bug." -- Mark Twain
Regarding The Existence Game, psychiatrist David Band has this to say:
"As a practicing psychiatrist with extensive experience working with Borderline individuals, I was struck by how accurately Adams portrays the main character, Alex Moser, and the development of her illness. Additionally, The Existence Game provides one of the most moving accounts - from the perspective of a child - of what experiencing childhood sexual abuse is like, and the problems that develop in relation to this severe trauma. This is not just a story of illness, but a remarkable, heartwarming story of recovery. Beautifully written and gripping from the start, Adams takes us on a ride into a hidden, taboo world that most people never know exists, and leads us out again, better human beings for the experience." - David M. Band, MD. is the Medical Director and CEO of Sterling Behavioral Health Services in Ashburn, Virginia.
A heartfelt Thank You to everyone who has offered suggestions and support. You know I appreciate it! I'm currently working on an in-depth re-write, so limited time on line here, but getting to things as I'm able.
PLEASE NOTE: The Existence Game is Fiction. My MC, Alex, and this window into her life, is based on experiences I've had, but she is not me. She's a fictitious character (and in some cases a good deal more sane and more pleasant than I've been!). Because it's written in the first person, I want to be clear, this is not a memoir. (I thought about writing a memoir, but can't remember so many things it would have mostly been blank pages! Oy!) Thanks for reading.
Bio.... I am 56, happily married, two grown children, in addition to writing, I practice Aikido. We share our home and our lives with two wonderful dogs and two equally wonderful cats. The two fish are a mystery.
Wishing everyone a wonderful publishing deal.
Happy reading and writing,
Too many to list --
(At one point I had over 100 books listed, took them all down, it was ridiculous)
Among my all-time (possibly not spelled correctly) favorites -- J.R.R. Tolkien, Mark Twain, Barbara Kingsolver, Anne McCaffrey, Roger Zelazney, Orson Scott Card, C.S. Lewis, Kathryn Stockett, Harper Lee, Anne Fadiman, Rebecca Skloot, Sue Monk Kidd, Joanne Greenberg, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Jack London, Cynthia Rylant, many more....
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