Life Manifesto


How much time do you spend every week creating – whether that’s painting, writing, or singing in the shower? I love being creative, but up until about five years ago, I denied myself consistent time to do the thing I most enjoyed. When I was about nine, I wrote a book series called High Cliff Towers, which was about a boarding school for rich kids who arrived for the start of the term by… Read More

While I’ve been writing my novel (over the past five years), people have said things to me like, “You’ve been writing that book forever. Isn’t it ready yet?” and, “Oh, you still haven’t finished that novel then.” They look at me sympathetically as if they believe I’m not good enough to have finished a novel, or because they think I’m procrastinating and not motivated enough to finish, or because they imagine me… Read More