Having depression, the condition interests me a great deal and I care about educating others on the subject. There is so much ignorance and misinformation out there that it is truly staggering to stand by and watch.
Writers seem to be more susceptible to depression than people in other professions. This is something I will be investigating in more detail in an upcoming book.
Here is the link to the full article I wrote. I highly recommend you read it. I bet you didn’t know Winston Churchill had depression? Well you would too if Hitler was disrupting your book deadlines with another one of his rather inconvenient invasions.