Although I have loved books all my life, I never seriously considered becoming an author until 2 1/2 years ago. I used to create stories to amuse myself while at my children's baseball or soccer practice and violin or piano lessons, but never considered writing them down. But one day as I took my daily walk and was thinking about one of my stories, a thought popped into my head. "Why don't you write them into a book?" My next thought was, "Gee, I never thought about that." I couldn't shake the thought of writing though. So I started typing my ideas into the computer in t more...