"We're all capable of accepting the consequences for our own actions. It isn't up to a shamer to put us in our places over our shortcomings because they have some backward idea about how we lack willpower or morals."
Dry January is an important initiative to stay alcohol-free and reduce the risks of harm caused by alcohol. Each day's calendar page can be found on the Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud Facebook page and on Twitter @AlcoholAuthor. See more about quitting in 2014 on a feature at All That's Written.
Does quitting really make a difference? Doctors at Boston U think so. As pointed out in this Futurity article and in Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud, the cancer risk from alcohol is very real. (http://www.futurity.org/don%E2%80%99t-ignore-the-risks-of-moderate-drinking/)
Details on the third literary award for Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud, plus the new radio interview replay is available at alcohologist.com... and please read the new interview with Scott Stevens at Christoph Fisher Books. Mr. Fisher is an acclaimed international historical fiction novelist from the UK