What made you want to write this book?
I wrote Becoming Magic after #metoo and the whole Harvey Weinstein thing in Hollywood. I started looking really hard at the
Where do you get your storylines from?
Everywhere, really. Mostly my own imagination and what I’m interested in at the time. I wrote a couple of books set partly at a vineyard in Eastern North Carolina because I was interested in wines from my part of the country. I wrote Becoming Magic and Movie Magic because I was interested in Hollywood and the movie industry. My upcoming Christmas-themed book Dickens Magic is based on my first foray into play-acting.
Was this book easier to write than others?
No. It was much harder.
The subject matter is intense and not fun at times. I’m more used to writing lighter, less disturbing stuff. However, I felt it was necessary to write about the actual assault Carole endured because people don’t really seem to understand what it’s like to be made to feel powerless.
Do you only write one genre?
I have written other things than romance. My Synchronicity series is romantic fantasy. Weeds and Flowers is a coming-of-age story. But mostly what I write is romance.
Do you have a specific place or setting where you write?
Most of my books are set in North Carolina where I have lived most
Describe what made you want to be a writer?