Ciara asked Ruta Sepetys:

Hi Ruta! I loved your books and all the insight, creativity and passion I found in them. My question is: Where did you find all your inspiration to write your books? What do you suggest to writers who are struggling to find some inspiration? Thank you for your time and for writing such amazing books!

Ruta Sepetys Hi Ciara!

For writers who are struggling to find inspiration, I suggest they think back on their own experiences of love, loss, joy and even humiliation. Those triumphs and scars are part of our individual emotional truth and if we write about them - and through them - the work will have a feeling of authenticity.

Thank you so much for your kind words about my books!
Ruta Sepetys

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