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Do you have a manuscript ready for submission for publication? The new PaperFields Press, run by two amazing women, is holding their reading period and now accepting submissions! What a wonderful opportunity for writers. Although this is a new endeavor for Bianca and Oloriel, I see great success ahead for them. They are strong, hard-working, and dedicated women who are talented on so many different levels. I know they’ll be wonderful to work with and will give a fair and honest appraisal on all their readings. Best wishes, Ladies, as well as to all those submitting their work!

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What It’s Really Like To Be Chronically Ill

A good article. This is pretty much what it’s like. Thanks to Lauren Anne for sharing.

Thought Catalog

Society’s recent obsession with cancer stories and movies like The Fault in Our Stars made me realize that the average person doesn’t know what it’s really like to be sick. Chronically sick. What it’s like to wake up every morning and know you’re never going to get better. No amount of medicine, doctors, surgeries, and procedures can fix you.

I think the reason why people today love to hear about cancer stories is because they are just that. They are stories. They have a beginning, middle, and an end. While that end may not be a happy one, people are satisfied with closure. But my story doesn’t have an end. And people don’t seem to like stories without an ending.

Being sick isn’t as glamorous as they make it out to be in the movies. And unlike cancer perks, there are no “chronic illness perks.” Except maybe those really good…

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