There is a fog that sits over most things that obscures our vision from the truth, from reality. In war, it’s been labelled as the Fog of War. It was first referred to by Carl von Clausewitz, the Prussian military analyst, as “twilight” or “moonlight”, but both similar metaphors to fog.
It’s the uncertainty in combat zones soldiers face, where their situational awareness is tested. Where what you thought was right might not be right, or what you thought was wrong…wasn’t.
For myself, I used to think mental illness was linked with serial killers, so the very notion that I might have mental issues was absurd. I’m not a serial killer. My search history might disagree, but I’m a writer.
Alex Schnee is an author who has made a living out of doing what the majority of authors only dream of: travelling. She documents these adventures in her blog titled The Wayfaring Voyager, which has over 2,200 subscribers to her Facebook page. She is also the author of Shakespeare’s Lady, a novel that explores the […]