The 24-year-old's autobiography plans became public during the European Swimming Championships back in 2010, where a year after winning the World 100m backstroke title she took gold in Budapest.
However don't expect it to be all laughter and smiles for Spofforth's journey, even before moving to train and study in America, wouldn't look out of place in a Shakespeare tragedy.
There have been highs - her world gold in Rome in 2009 one of them - but incredible lows with both family bereavement and at one stage poor form and fortune almost leading to retirement.
However with the relief of a 100m backstroke swim guaranteed at this summer's Olympics, secured at the British Gas Championships in March, Spofforth will want to close her book smiling.
"I have been writing since the last Olympics in 2008 and it is just about my journey and everything that I have been through," said Spofforth, who finished fourth in the 100m backstroke at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
"It is one of those things that I want to portray out there but it is not ‘hey guys this is my life', it is sort of ‘this is what I have been through and this is how I have dealt with it'.
"And anyone that sort of needs inspiration or wants to know that what they are feeling is OK, can look through my book and draw a parallel with it.
"I had a clinic recently in the US with about 200 kids - all extremely excited about swimming - and, despite being British, they were still excited to speak to me as they would any American.
"And I think it is that passion and innocence in their minds and that blank slate they have that makes it nice to inspire and I am looking forward to what I can do at the Olympics this summer."
Spofforth's mother Lesley died of cancer in 2007 and she used that as inspiration to win world gold in a world record time in 2009, although she has since made peace with her loss.
Similar heights, European gold aside, haven't followed with double individual silver at the Commonwealth Games in 2010 not sitting well and not a single final reached at last year's World Championships.
Spofforth admits she hasn't had the same spark since coming to terms with her mother's death and, while refusing to get excited about this summer just yet, she's determined to get it back for London.
"I have been to an Olympic trials before and an Olympics before but I thought I was going to be a lot more nervous and a lot more excited than I actually was in March," she added.
"I think I numbed myself a lot more than I expected and it took all the emotions away from it just so I could focus on my swimming and I think that hindered my performance a little bit.
"You need those nerves and you need that excitement to be able to swim fast but if I was excited now and really into the Games now I would be exhausted come the time when I need that hype to race."