“To choose to write is to reject silence.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who is a Nigerian writer.
I like the idea for people to understand what is deep inside my soul, what drives me, what brings me joy and what does not. For me, silence is not an option.
There are times I can do that with greater clarity through fiction. It’s the most surprising part of dipping my toe into those waters.
At this point, thank God, I am immersed in those waters completely in the joy of trying to make my novelette a thing of beauty, hoping, ultimately you and I know that is what it’s has become.