How top authors wrote with, about, and as therapy for, their hidden illness
“This article is submitted to the June to August writing competition on creativity and resilience.”
Writing about what you know —cliché, or good advice? Does the maxim apply when our muse is mental health? Can ruminating about melancholy be healthy?
Sigmund Freud’s definition of mental illness, in ‘Mourning and Melancholia,’…