Novelist and photojournalist Nayantara Sahgal celebrates her birthday today, May 10th. Her novel Rich Like Us won the Sinclair prize for fiction.
Have you ever encountered bewildered looks when explaining your yawns were the result of getting up at 3:00 am for that idea that couldn’t wait? Or found yourself trying to explain why your antagonist has their own playlist?
Some may consider we writers just a bit quirky. Acknowledge them politely. Then get back to following your passion and write those words.
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