As a writer, I've been working on one project or another most of my life. I would go so far as to claim the written word seems to be part of my genetic makeup.
There were the silly stories in school, the wealth of poetry (limericks count!), the angst filled letters among friends, and the lengthy essay explaining my utter brilliance in physiology as contrasted to my utter ineptitude in chemistry. That essay earned me a passing grade in the chemistry class, btw.
When I started writing with