I pulled up the blind, and the sun poured through the window covering the bed in a soft, glassy light. I pushed the duvet off, feeling the sun’s warmth rush over my skin. Apart from a few scattered clouds, the sky was blue and empty. The day looked inviting, but something in me felt far away. I felt like I’d stayed awake all night even though I had definitely slept.
– Roseena Hussain, Novel in progress