Reflections on my writing journey: from journalist to aspiring novelist

Although I have been writing creatively all of my life, it was thanks to Covid that I finally decided to take one of those novel ideas and sit down daily to bash it out.

The Long and Short of It

Dear friends and readers, Since I began this blog in January 2020, I’ve tended to publish mostly long-form articles on topics of interest or concern to me, as well as interviews with various salsa personalities, etc. As most of you probably don’t have time to read longer pieces, however ‘worthy’ they may be, I haveContinue reading The Long and Short of It

2. Mental Health and Work

When you are used to waking up every morning and having a job to go to for at least a full eight hours where you are totally focused on doing work you will get some recognition and sense of self-worth / value and /or identity from, suddenly not having this can be very depressing indeed.