I'm honored to say that Anne Clinard Barnhill is my friend. She's part of my treasured Book Pregnant author group, and someone who is easy to talk to and admire even from far away. You can read here how Anne just finished a year of cancer treatment. and here you can read the story of Anne's life in 250 words! (Everything Anne writes is worth reading!) Below Anne shares her thoughts on fictional … [Read more...] about Are Your Fictional Characters Based On Real People? Author Anne Clinard Barnhill Says Yes. Sometimes. Sort Of. Maybe.