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​  The Hand, Mind and Written Muscle:  How PTSD & TBI Helps Inspire A Writer Part II

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​ The Hand, Mind and Written Muscle: How PTSD & TBI Helps Inspire A Writer Part II

All of my disabilities, foibles and peculiarities feed into the process.

My years of jerking cars from wrecks and hauling them across San Jose produced the mundane side of Hooker.

My being overweight, love for cooking and caring for others shows up in Dolly the dispatcher.

My year spent in a wheelchair during college shows up in the retired detective.

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The Hand, Mind and Written Muscle:  How PTSD & TBI Helps Inspire A Writer Part I

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The Hand, Mind and Written Muscle: How PTSD & TBI Helps Inspire A Writer Part I

When we say TBI, the general public sees helmets - battles and football. But I did neither. Mine comes from some accidents, and a lot of getting smacked in the head with a big stick many times over the eleven years. I did medieval broadsword fighting.

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