The former General Hospital and All My Children cast member is about to publish Soapsuds (Ballantine), a novel about a British actress overwhelmed by stardom on her first American soap.
Although she started writing the book back in 1993 as a collection of funny stories from her General Hospital days, she decided to turn her anecdotes into a tale insiders describe as over-the-top.
Hughes insists the characters are not thinly veiled portraits of the people shes worked with but admits everything is an amalgamation of her experiences with a pinch of artistic license and exaggeration.
But while Hughes insists shes under no risk of retaliation from ex-costars who might see themselves in the novel, she playfully adds, Its possible I may not be asked to be on a soap again.
Soapsuds hits stores on June 14.
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