When Life Seems Messy

If Ms. Backspace could speak ehn…

My loving frenemy would reveal that I can write and delete for Africa when I have “proper time” to myself. She’d say I sometimes amend over and over again till a piece reaches that stage of perfection – the “ghen-ghen stage” – when I know it’s ready to be read and enjoyed or absorbed by anyone who comes across it.

I can’t fault her though. The Number 1 rule of creative writing is to let words flow out before editing. I, on the other hand, Continue reading