You can’t write what you can’t remember

Leys (and others) indicate that the inability to remember (amnesia/dissociation) is one of the key components of trauma.  But are there degrees of amnesia?  Do people have difficulty remembering not only the traumatic, but the uncomfortable? There is an optimistic bent to memory – the “good old times” never really were that great.  Perhaps the…

Blogging Research: How Much Is Too Much?

So in posting new material, I’m finding that it’s hard to actually keep up with my own expectations of “good” research and “good” blogging.  The real question I face is one of genre and writing research: how am I using this blog? (Activity, Representation)  How do I think others will perceive it?  (Reception, Representation)  How…