I was recently interviewed by the writer Cristian Mihai who has a blog about art, expression and the craft of writing. In the course of our discussions I realized how writing and working on a marriage are in many ways one and the same: both call for perseverance, creativity and intention.
One of the main themes in my stories is love. Unrequited, idiotic, shameless, idealistic, and all other kinds of love. So you’d reckon that talking to Winifred Reilly about relationships was more than fun. Also, her advice might prove useful not only in my stories.
1. First of all, tell us a little bit about yourself.
I’ve been a life-long writer, first writing poetry when I was seven or eight. I’ve written short stories and finally found my favorite genre in writing non-fiction. Now my two passions— writing and psychology— have come together, both in the book I’m writing about marriage and in my blog.
When not writing, which at the moment takes up a huge share of my time, I work as a psychotherapist, primarily with couples. I am also an avid gardener and a walker.
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