Melding Real Life Stories Into Fiction

I believe everything we write comes from a place of experience or another person’s experience. We take what we know and we allow it to form our fictional writing. The most frequently asked question I get besides “When do you find time to write?” is this one: “How much of you is in your character(s)?”…

Stories I Left Out of Baseball Girl

* * * The book’s been out for over two months now. The typical questions I get are as follows: 1) How true is this story? 2) Did you marry a reporter? 3) Did you date a ballplayer? 4) Did all these things happen to you? People are always fascinated by writers and where they…