In 850 words or less, that's my life until I learned, at age 56, that I'm autistic.
Category: autism spectrum
Fear and I have a dog-and-bone relationship. I'm so grateful I didn't chip that stupid mutt.
writing — because i can
July 2020 will ring in my memory for a while. Not because of COVID-19, protests, elections, or wildfires. On July 7, a video chat announced that I'd lost my job. For the third time in four years, unemployed. My inner liberty bell rang — time to quit trying. The job-loss showed me how deeply Autism* … Continue reading writing — because i can
New Short – Allie’s Roses
I've got a new short story, Allie's Roses. Blending the paranormal with one little girl's summer in the Deep South of the 60's, its POV also shares glimpses of an autistic girl's rich inner world. You can read it here, on my Short Story pages: https://wp.me/P87h0A-7p
Here's the cover I put together for the NaNoWriMo novel I'm working on! I posted this synopsis on my NaNoWriMo page: A young non-neuro-typical DNA research scientist pits her intuition and free-time obsessions against a strict research lab culture to prove that not all humans are really all-human… With a little help from her off-world … Continue reading sophia’s flyin’!
56 & spectrum
Do I look Autistic? I know, maybe that's in poor taste. Do I look Southern? Or chronically ill? When we pass someone on the street, or reconnect with an old friend, how can we know what they're going through, if they don't tell us? Most of us know we need to tell people when there's … Continue reading 56 & spectrum