Storied Addicts
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Storied Addicts

7 Scenes Of A Spiraling Journey Through Alcoholism

A brutally honest look at my alcoholism, spread across several years.

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The following events from my life are out of chronological order, for artistic effect. Their true order in this sequence is indicated by each section’s number. This may give readers a sense for the non-linearity of alcoholism, and life in general.




This publication focuses on stories about alcohol, drug, and other debilitating addictions, cherishing honesty and courage from its writers. Stories from addicts about other subjects, such as co-occurring mental health issues are also welcome.

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James Gordon

James Gordon

MFA in Creative Writing. Enjoys music, writing, and spending time with his wife and son. Writes about mental health, movies, and other topics.

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