Why an introvert feels compelled to write her deepest thoughts & feelings..

I don’t know what it is about writing that makes me want to overshare. It’s almost like my feelings just muscle their way into the light of day and, of their own accord, lay themselves down on the page for inspection. And that’s a fairly dangerous thing to do at times. It’s taken me almost 50 years to be comfortable enough to do this kind of sharing. Deep down, I’m still the shy kid who prefers the company of her chooks and dog, riding her bike along solitary coastlines, writing poetry and drawing sketches of horses in her notebook, doing cartwheels and back bends on the front lawn (Wish I could still do that!!). PHOTO: Teen camp. Guess which one is me? Hint: Who can't look into the lens of

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