When I was a little girl, my father, a dentist, used to travel to dental conventions around the world. From his travels, he would bring me back little trinkets and gifts. A doll, a genie lamp. A piece of petrified coral, a new dress. But my favorite of the presents he brought me was a … Continue reading Treasure

What inspires my stories?

When I sit down to brainstorm or outline a new book, I always start with one question: What intrigues me?Reconnecting with my younger self, I recall the stories, secrets, mysteries, and phenomena that once sparked a burning curiosity within my adolescent mind. What was forbidden and what was taboo? What was sneaky and tempting and … Continue reading What inspires my stories?