Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Dry January 16, 2014

"Wondering why an alcoholic goes back to alcohol after getting sober is like wondering why, when we give a little boy two die-cast cars, the first thing he does is SMASH them into each other."

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. (

Details on the third literary award for Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud, plus the new radio interview replay is available at 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