My evening at Small Stories, Bristol.
On Monday 7th April I was privileged to be part of the first Small Stories event at The Birdcage in Bristol. I was delighted to be joined by my husband and two of our friends, including Dis Charge (not in drag), whom one of my story’s characters is based on.
It was the first time I had ever read any of my writing in public and it was quite the experience. Being a performer I am no stranger to the stage, but it’s crazy how much more nerve-wracking reading a story can be than performing at or compering a burlesque show. I put it down to the fact that writing is so personal – even if fiction – and many of us are terrified that the reaction is not what I should be. After all, rejection lurks around every corner for a writer.
My main concern was that no one would find…
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