Traumatic childhood to fantasies building snow castles, playground battles, for which i was caned, digging back yard holes from London to Sydney through the earth.
Escaping from Colombian drug lords, finding the Lost City of the Incas, crossing the Sahara at 17, standing in Mandella's prison cell on Robin Island, raising a family and a leading business. blah... blah
At 16 my English teacher said i was the best writer he had ever witnessed. At 17 i asked him for advice to be a writer. He said " You'll never make money from it, too much competition". I never wrote again until 60. Let's help each other through mutual inspiration. I need it.