Martina asked Sophie Perinot:

How do you choose what your next book will be about? And, do you have a long list of subjects you'd love to write about?

Sophie Perinot I always have feelers out. When I am researching one book I quite often find ideas for another—for example, THE SISTER QUEENS arose out of a footnote in a book on Notre Dame during some research on a 16th century project. My current wip was sparked by a song, a song so striking that my young son and I had to pull off the road to finish listening. I am gut driven. I need what I like to call a genesis moment.

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