My writing may never change the world or receive great accolades.  I am not an activist, philosopher or a scientist.  I don’t even dare to dream of aspiring to the elevated creative genius status enjoyed by J. K. RowlingMargaret Atwood and Zadie Smith, but I do still dream and I do have stories to tell.

For once in my haphazard life, I am focused.  focusedI am on a mission to harvest the characters and plots that have been ricocheting around in my brain for too long.  I am working on discipline but, for now, it eludes me. Every morning discipline jumps into my head, telling me I should structure my day, but I quickly dismiss it and just let rip.  So much to say, so little time.

I’ve been pussyfooting around this passion of mine for too long and now I feel like I am writing for my life.

“Do not hoard what seems good for a later place in the book, or for another book; give it, give it all, give it now.”

Annie Dillard


Written by Tessa Barrie

Writer and blogger from Jersey in the Channel Islands UK who believes life is too short to be niche. 🙃 Currently working on her first novel.

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