Why I Wrote A Children's Book

In early August, I sat down at Torchy’s Tacos for two hours and wrote the rough draft of a children’s book. Mitch's parents were keeping the girls. This story had been brewing in my brain for over a year. I had already tried to write it a couple times. Each attempt fell flat. 

But that day, fueled by two enormous tacos and a sense of urgency and freedom (I had finally sent my YA novel out to agents), I wrote something that felt good. My bakery book.

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