Molly Ringwald has gone far beyond being the girl who made such a splash in films like 1985's "The Breakfast Club."
As Ringwald told Here & Now's Sacha Pfeiffer at the time, she found the novel form to be freeing.
"One thing that I've found over the years is a little bit of frustration at just being able to play one character," Ringwald said. "When you write, you can be all of the characters."
This segment aired on January 13, 2014.