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Emma Dean, Author of PRINCESS OF DRAGA, Talks About Her Inspiration for the Series (with a giveaway!)

What inspired me to write Princess of Draga and the Draga Court series was a combination of things. I wrote science fiction adventure under a different name a la Firefly or Killjoys. It was fun, but I wanted more romance without the fanboys telling me ick. About ten years ago I read this trilogy called The Black Jewels. For whatever reason it really stuck with me and evoked a feeling I find hard to explain. Then recently I read A Court of Thorns and Roses and it evoked this same feeling. (Ironically I found out later the author read Black…

Cindy Miles, Author of STUPID BOY, Talks About Her Inspiration for the Stupid in Love Series (with a giveaway!)

Listening to the radio in the car = getting inspired. Love it! Believe it or not, the strangest place I’ve ever gotten inspiration for a book was…  In a car, riding home from a Maroon 5 concert in Tampa, Florida. I was with my daughter, daughter-in-law, and her mother. It was pretty late, (for me! Lol!) like after midnight maybe, and we were still about a half-hour from home. My daughter-in-law was driving, and she had popped in a CD mix she’d made. I was almost asleep when Keith Urban’s “Stupid Boy” came on. I’m not sure why I woke…

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