In Celebration of Finishing the Rough Draft of The Queen of Imagination

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, I typed the final words to the first draft of The Queen of Imagination, my slice-of-life middle grade novel exploring friendship, the adventures of childhood, and what it means to start growing up. It is the ninth book I’ve completed a full draft of. Loosely based off of my own … Continue reading In Celebration of Finishing the Rough Draft of The Queen of Imagination

Thoughts on Writing Fictionalized Autobiography

My working definition of “Fictionalized Autobiography”: Fictional stories heavily based off of your personal life experiences and starring a main character who represents and resembles you. Not meant to be 100% accurate compared to actual life events and is different from autobiography and creative nonfiction.  ~ I’ve frequently heard from writing professionals that you shouldn’t … Continue reading Thoughts on Writing Fictionalized Autobiography