My all-time favorite story about being a writer is from the day my first column was published in the Chicago Tribune in December 2007. It was a piece about holiday cookies. No recipes, just a story about the diversity of holiday cookies and how they don't kvetch about being on the same plate. You get the gist. My friend's mom read it, called her and said, "I didn't know Amy was a baker!" My … [Read more...] about How Much Truth Is In (My) Fiction? Or…what do you mean it's not about you?