The Muffled Muse

I’m so excited to be collaborating with my dear friend Alan Clark on his new blog The Muffled Muse. We will be sharing our own experiences with depression via blogs, poetry, Q&A’s, and more. Our hope is that we will be able to help others who might be struggling by creating a safe place to…

Author editorial: Otherwise Perfect

My amazing friends at Target Audience Magazine asked me to write a short editorial piece on my novel Otherwise Perfect. It was a good chance for me to explain why I wrote a story centered on a character who is suffering from depression. This novel started out as a short story back in 2006, and writing it…

Otherwise Perfect on sale!

In honor of #WorldSuicidePreventionMonth, my novel Otherwise Perfect is now on sale for just 0.99 (Kindle edition only). Writing this novel helped me through the worst depression I’ve ever experienced, and my only hope is that someday it might help someone else. -JLH “Otherwise Perfect” Description: Jesse and Wes are college seniors and best friends…

World Suicide Prevention Week

September 5th starts World Suicide Prevention Week 2016. There is so much stigma around mental health and I believe that is one of the reasons that suicide rates are higher now than they’ve been in the last thirty years. Depression is not easy to talk about. Suicide is even harder to talk about. But it’s…

Otherwise Perfect in paperback!

Hey everyone, just a quick note to announce that my debut novel, “Otherwise Perfect,” is now available in paperback format as well as Kindle. Check them both out on Amazon here!