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Goodreads asked I.D. Johnson:

How do you get inspired to write?

I.D. Johnson Lots of things inspire me to write but I would say the two that have given me the most ideas are 1) my dreams and 2) works by other authors. Sometimes I read a book and that gives me an idea for something related--same era, same concept, etc. But I always take it another direction. One of the novels I have been working on for years was inspired by Cold Mountain. My book, Cordia's Will will be out in October.

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