Beyond Psychology: Person-Centered Techniques Put You Back in Control of Your Destiny

The following excerpt makes the Introduction of the book Beyond Psychology: An Introduction to Metapsychology, 4th Edition (Applied Metapsychology International Press, 2013) by Frank A. Gerbode. ~ ~ ~ In any discussion concerning help, it is necessary to clarify who or what is being helped and who is to decide what constitutes “help”. A policeman, […]

Mountain Air: Relapsing And Finding The Way Back One Breath At A Time

Holli Kenley’s Mountain Air: Relapsing And Finding The Way Back One Breath At A Time (Loving Healing Press, 2013) is a brutally honest personal narrative detailing a painful decent into relapse and a powerful journey back to recovering. The following excerpt makes the first chapter of the book. For more information about the author and […]

Conspiracy Theories, Tempting Fate & Just Plain Crazy:

  Conspiracy Theories, Tempting Fate & Just Plain Crazy: The Building of the Titanic II Addresses Them All!   Hmmm…how to begin…   I would like to say the old line that states this article is only an opinion, which means the ‘opinion’ expressed is only the writer’s opinion. Yes, mine. However…after the study that […]

Modern History Press Books at the Annual AWP Conference & Bookfair 2013

Eight titles from the Modern History Press (MHP) of Ann Arbor, MI, will be represented at the Annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair in Boston, MA, scheduled for March 6-9th, 2013. On hand to represent MHP in the Exhibition will be writer and visual artist Christine Stark, author of Nickels: […]

Leigh Cort, Newest Member of the Atlanta Press Club

Leigh Cort, owner of Leigh Cort Publicity, has become the newest member of the Atlanta Press Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Many of Leigh Cort Publicity’s clients are located in Georgia and others in Northeast Florida. The connection and networking with professional media in one of the south’s largest media capitals is beneficial to Cort’s travel […]

Recovering the Self, new issue focuses on animals and healing

The fall issue of the quarterly journal Recovering the Self is now published with focus on animals and healing. Recovering The Self is a quarterly journal which explores the themes of recovery and healing through the lenses of poetry, memoir, opinion, essays, fiction, humor, art, media reviews and psychoeducation. Published by Loving Healing Press Contributors to RTS Journal come from […]

Why Do We Still Love the Short Story?

Short story first became popular in the United States of America as an effort to create a distinct form of American literature separate from European styles.  The following excerpt comes from the book A Short History of the Short Story: Western and Asian Traditions by Gulnaz Fatma. ~ ~ ~ Numerous causes have led to […]

Our Long Love Affair with the Gothic

Gothic is very relevant to our lives; it speaks to us today; two hundred years after the great Gothic novels were written. “What the people in the decades following the French Revolution and during the Victorian period dreamt, feared, longed for, and sought, is still what we dream, fear, long for, and seek today,” says author Tyler […]

Why is Gothic Literature Still Popular in the 21st Century?

Since the French Revolution, the Gothic’s popularity has reserved a special place in literature; we in 21st century being no less fascinated by it than the 19th-centry Romantic. In this Preface to his book, The Gothic Wanderer: From Transgression to Redemption; Gothic Literature from 1794 – present (Modern History Press, 2012), author Tyler R. Tichelaar […]

Fallen Heroes

Craig Kyzar commemorates 9/11 with a message of peace and tolerance in poetic prose.  On a day such as today, may we all stand as straight and reach as high: grounded in somber remembrance, yet unshackled from our fear. May we honor their memories, and fill our own, with an equally brilliant display of that which […]