Writing a book is like having your first baby...

If you have been reading the blog for awhile, you know that I’m in the process of writing a book. I was recently part of the anthology called The Mother of All Meltdowns, but even before that, I had started to write a memoir about the ten years my grandmother and I wrote letters to each other. It’s a book that is a complete labor of love.

I saved every letter she ever wrote me so the process not only includes writing about that time but also reviewing and determining what information from the letters is applicable to share.

I would say that this process is easily comparable to what you experience after having your first baby. Let me explain.

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