Do you write a diary or journal? Yes, me too. Have done for the past forty years or so with some gaps in between. Although none of mine would ever claim to be sensational enough to read on the train, as Oscar wrote in The Importance of Being Earnest, a fictionalised diary gave me the chance to soup up ordinary events, add some pzazz and a touch of wishful thinking.
There are terrific literary precedents for this The Diary of a Nobody, Diary of a Provincial Lady, one of my all-time favourites, more recently Bridget Jones and The Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
In my DIARY OF AN (ALMOST) BABY BOOMER, I am to some extent Stella Hart, on the verge of a Big Birthday, coming to terms with life, family and aging.
Read all about it on Amazon. Some of it may actually be true!