A new book about heroin called "The Go-Go Girl".

by Kevin James

I wrote a novel, The Go-Go Girl, when I was going through recovery at rehabs and institutions. I was hoping you might want talk about it.

I was an over a bundle a day user for 6 years, and it was very hard to get clean. I haven't used in 3 years, but I work for it. The thing that helped me the most was writing a book about heroin. I didn't write about getting clean. Instead, I wrote about what my ultimate heroin run would be.

Writing the book was a cathartic experience. I started writing it during my 4th stint in rehab and I knew I was going to in there a while so I started writing a story where I lived out this amazing run. People have told me it's intense and glamorizes heroin use, but I don't see it that way. I was more of a coping mechanism when
I wrote it. It was a way for me to work through cravings, so the drug scenes are graphic, because I was visualizing them intently and getting off in my imagination.

I don't know why it worked, but it did. Writing kept my occupied and I was getting a mental fix and a high from writing. Before the book I couldn't stay clean.

let me know if you are interested.

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Sounds interesting!
by: Debbie Wicker

Yes we are interested in your book and have posted your email on our website. Where is your book available?

Each of is unique and recovers from addiction differently and if writing your book worked for you that's marvelous... Congratulations!!!


The Go-Go Girl
by: Anonymous

The Go-Go Girl is available on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Go-Go-Girl-Kevin-James-Moore/dp/1470143054/ref=sr_1_9?ie=UTF8&qid=1363777884&sr=8-9&keywords=kevin+james+moore

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