Sweet Sixteen? Think again. This poetry collection explores adolescence at its' grittiest - cold nights alone in the dark, the pressure to work hard and play harder and, ultimately: sex.
My name is Sophie Elizabeth, and I live in a small town in England. Like many people, growing up didn't come without it's turmoil; I found my 'safe place' in stories, whether they were books that already existed or writing of my own creation.
I write about love, and loss, and what it's like to feel so utterly isolated. As my mind creates a character, it's as though my thought space is completely filled by them, and they become real. It's wonderful.
My dream is to publish novels of my own, and to become a full-time author. It's something I'm working towards, but I'm still young.
Never give up, for I was told once that books are like waking dreams...