When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer?
Since the moment I first learned what a book was, I knew that I wanted to create one. Reading was a huge passion of mine as a child. Like most of us in this book community, I was the kid who brought a book with him everywhere. I would take the things that I read and create fanfiction stories in my head. Then, playing with my friends who lived on my street, we’d be pretending to be Power Rangers or X-Men, and instead of being one of those established characters, I wanted to create my own heroes and villains.
I was bullied pretty terribly as a child. I found solace in fictional worlds. Creating my own stories. Breathing life into my own worlds. So I started writing them down as a form of escapism.
How long does it…
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