The Worry Bottles

Naomi, a stressed businesswoman, writes down her worries and discards them into the Bristol Channel in bottles. Matthew, a hermit living alone on an island, finds them and the tenor of his existence is disturbed.

The Worry Bottles examines how landscape shapes us, exploring the conflict which many people feel between today’s overly busy lifestyle and the desire for a simpler life, more in touch with nature and stillness.

Shortlisted for the Impress Prize for New Writers

Longlisted for the Mslexia 2019 Novel Comptition

Read my interview for the Impress shortlisting here.

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