Patti Miller, my first writing teacher, in a recent interview with Wendy Harmer on 7.02 AM, said that writing a Memoir is like walking nude down the street. This feels very much the case for me. I wonder sometimes if I’ve made a mistake writing about what happened. I seem to have an urgent need to share my story. As we see on television everyday people who experience trauma seem to have a need to speak out.
I’ve kept my story a secret for over 50 years and it’s taken me 10 years to write it.
I’m good at keeping secrets. I learnt to keep them from an early age. Continue reading Writing Secrets