“Reporters take sustenance from their bylines; they are a reflection of who you are, what you do, and why, to an uncommon degree, you exist. … A journalist always wonders: If my byline disappears, have I disappeared as well?” ― David Halberstam, The Best and the Brightest
Writing is so much more than just getting grammar and sussing syntax. For me, much of the allure lies in the fact that I believe everyone has something compelling to say. Ask me what my proudest published pieces are and I will point you to articles that give the marginalised a voice, smash stereotypes and celebrate ordinary people doing extraordinary things.