When I First Discovered I Was a Writer

Someone recently asked me when did I first discover that I was a writer.  I really had to think about that question.  I have always been a voracious reader.  I remember that, as a young child, my mother would search for me high and low and inevitably find me hiding out in a corner somewhere reading a book.  I had to hide. I am the oldest of five children and finding a moment of peace and a...