Confessions of a Young Novelist

Brendan Heneghan
5 min readJan 20, 2023
Desert fun. August, 2022.

I was a reader and a writer before I could read or write. I sat with my mother at four years-old and verbalized stories as she wrote them down. I thumbed through encyclopedias at my grandparents’ house looking at pictures. School progressed, I fortunately became literate, and kept writing short stories. As adolescence swooped in, I stopped.

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Brendan Heneghan

26 year-old novelist, poet, wanderer, cancer survivor and aspiring journalist. Author of The Hard Road, available now on Amazon 📚