These are Salman Rushdie’s words… ‘And never forget that writing is as closes as we get to keeping a hold on the thousand and one things -childhood. certainties. cities. doubts. dreams. instants. phrases. parents. loves that go on slipping. Like sand, through our fingers.’
I believe that writers put pen to paper because they don’t know how not to write. They carry stories within them that need to be told and read. Writing is a way of expression, a form of art, a dance of the pen to the melody of a writer’s heart. Writers write to remember, to work through, to let go, to hold on, to move on, to point out, to shock, to comfort and to remind – writers write to make sense of the reality around them.
Sometimes I am afraid that I could wake up and realise that everything I have lived through, all people I have met…
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