The late Christopher Hitchens, remembered as an intellectual and influential journalist possessed of a quick mind and capacity for cynical derision, is still quoted, “Everyone has a book in them and that, in most cases, is where it should stay.” Wildly successful novelist Jody Picoult, known for building a dramatic storyline around moral dilemma, reportedly has said, “Everyone has a book in them, but it doesn't do any good until you pry it out of them.” And British author Kathryn Joyce (“Thicker Than Soup”) writes, “We all have a book in us. The first step is recognizing this. Writing is a whole new journey.” Robert Feller, 73, has always enjoyed writing and has done so, penning poetry and short stories, since he was 14 years old. Yet, it wasn't until he had retired, after working in the Alisal Union School District for more than 20 years, that he packed up the baggage from a tormented childhood and began his writing journey. In 2015, Feller marshaled his courage and dug deep into his childhood experiences, marred by having been raised by a bipolar father. The result is “The Bipolar Express,” a memoir that chronicles and works through a childhood governed by an unpredictable authority in the home. “When we speak from our own experience, we write what we know, what we feel, creating an authentic story. That's where Robert's strength lies,” said Dr. Stephanie Bouc, with whom Feller consulted. “By sharing recollections from his childhood, Robert found meaning and purpose […]
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