The Small Bow

New Prayers for the Sunk

Here's an Inverse Pitching assignment we posed to the group: Write your own prayer, profanity is allowed and encouraged. Non-believers are welcome, just let your minds be untrammeled. Off we go.

I Still Miss You, Heroin

Sometimes the best way you can help someone struggling is by putting yourself out there. Or some version of yourself. Here's how one 15-year-old article about one person's heroin addiction resonated with thousands of people–and changed how the author saw her own addiction.

But The Drugs Keep Me Sober

Most recovery programs require total abstinence to be considered sober. But is a sober performance worth your sanity and personal safety? We say never.

When Recovery Memoirs Just Don’t Light You Up Like They Used To

It's another round of Inverse Pitching. This week's authors wrote super-short insights about an unexpected, or surprising thing they've read that helped them in their recovery journey. Writers were encouraged not to use paragraphs from recovery memoirs, unless they were super original. We just didn't want six people quoting Amy Dresner.