'Stop wasting your time,' they said.
'Get a real job,' they said.
'You'll get nowhere doing that!'
If I had listened purely to external voices I would never have become an Award-Winning Author or created the renowned Warrior Kids Programme.
I am thankful that I listened to my heart.
Here I am reading my book Rona Moon in the Auckland Town Hall at the Auckland Writers Festival 2021.
First published on Facebook and Linkedin July 11, 2016.
Copyright© Tim Tipene, 2021.