Ah, the circuitous route to the place you should have been all along!
It felt like a backdoor entry to a special club – no secret handshake or code word, but certainly the right introduction from the right person.
And from the very beginning it was a matter of working together as opposed to being ‘taken on board’. Selwa was able to help uncover the possibilities in a writing career that was underway but in need of direction.
Best of all, when confidence waned and it all looked a little hopeless, the safe haven of Selwa and her teapot was often enough to get the ship back on course.