Meet Guest Author, Laura Smith, from this post on The Story Reading Ape Blog.
I decided that I was going to become a writer when I was five years old. School must have had something to do with it. I remember learning about dinosaurs in Kindergarten and attempting to write my own dinosaur book. Even though I couldn’t read, it was so much fun coming up with fun facts about each dinosaur that I knew and asking my parents to spell out the words that I wanted to write down. That’s when I knew that I wanted to do this for a living.
As someone who can’t make up their mind about what to order at a restaurant or what color to paint a wall, it was always a comfort to know what I wanted to do when I grew up. I wrote stories constantly, first copying my favorite books and tracing the illustrations and then coming up with my own original…
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