I am learning about the work and creative process through fellow writers. Grief…there is a technique of expressing this as well. This indeed is food for thought
When I think of grief memoirs, I don’t often think about addiction. Which is kind of funny because my father was an alcoholic and all of his health problems, and his subsequent death, were the result of his addiction to alcohol and cigarettes. If I do think about addiction as a topic for memoir I mostly think of books told from the point of view of the addict: the addict who fell to the lowest point in their lives then scraped their way out of a dark hole to recovery.
One reason why I believe Dark Wine Waters is a good resource is that in this book we get the point of view of the codependent, someone who experiences the…
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