Elizabeth asked Josephine Angelini:

I loved your Starcrossed series and was interested in how your stories cleverly blended historical facts with a modern day twist. Do you have a love of history and does this influence your writing, perhaps providing that first idea which slowly metamorphisizes into a book?

Josephine Angelini I do love history. I think there are so many haunting stories in both myth and in actual events, like with the Salem Witch Trials. I like tying my books to something that actually happened--it makes it feel more grounded to me.
Josephine Angelini

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