Author Archives: donnacarrick

The Dark Side of Fiction ~ a look at Emotional Trauma and the Literary Arts

Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, Anne Sexton and John Berryman…These names evoke an immediate sense of talent intermingled with despair. Recognized universally as writers of great impact, their darkness launched a pursuit of the highest order of literary art, ending with … Continue reading

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Families can really bring the fun…http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGSkSuISXbo&sns=em

Here’s our own Ted, practicing his guitar piece for up-coming competition    

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“Dwelling” vs “Dealing” – #BellLetsTalk #EndTheStigma

When someone you love is experiencing the blows of mental illness, it can cast a pall over current happiness. The temptation is to ignore it, especially if the causes lie in the distant past. Why dwell on problems? Why drag … Continue reading

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An open invitation to join the dialogue on February 12:

On Freedom Road‘s author Donna Carrick will be supporting the Bell Let’s Talk Initiative. Most of us understand that breaking the silence is essential to healing the damage caused by depression, anxiety, rage, fear and other forms of mental illness. … Continue reading

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5 Tips for a Healthy Mind: Things I wish I knew then…

On February 12th, On Freedom Road‘s author Donna Carrick will be supporting the Bell Let’s Talk Initiative. This Initiative is long overdue. I truly hope Bell Canada will sponsor it on an annual basis and keep the lines of communication … Continue reading

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On February 12, Let’s Talk…

According to Bell’s “Let’s Talk” research, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a form of mental illness at some point in their lives. And worse, the stats claim only 1 in 3 of those Canadians will receive the help they … Continue reading

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Thoughts for a New Year — Happy 2013!

Let me say this of life and what I’ve learned: Some gifts are free, while others must be earned. Throughout the darkest days, my candle burned. I’ve given love, and it has been returned. Happy New Year, my friends! Donna … Continue reading

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A reading from The First Excellence by Donna Carrick

Just wanted to share this brief reading with you…

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Something we’ve been working on over at Carrick Publishing…

A catch-all of our work… And another point of view:

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Crime Writer’s Quest ~ Donna Carrick, January 19, 2012

The world is comprised of both good and evil. We understand this to be one of life’s core truths. Those of us who bear the scars of our own encounters with the latter will often search for meaning inside the … Continue reading

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