Friday, January 17, 2014

Dry January 18, 2014

"One of the differences between alcoholism and most other chronic diseases that is so difficult to communicate is that with alcoholism, when you are the sickest and most acute, you don't feel sick because you are getting alcohol."

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