Letters From JJ Barnes

I find writing the easiest way to communicate. Sometimes I need to be able to talk to people about my life and my experiences, and I believe doing that in the form of letters is the best and most effective way I can do that. I will be sharing my letters here. I appreciate anybody who takes the time to read them.

Dear friends,

I wanted to take a moment to share some thoughts and experiences with you.

When I was a little girl, I fell in love with telling stories. Before I could really write I would draw comic books and tell stories with my toys. When I learned how to write I spent hours and hours writing down my ideas. Stories that were never finished, stories that never got beyond a paragraph, and stories that I finished, and then forced my parents to read whilst staring at them with the kind of nervous energy those who know me will be all too familiar with...