Cameryn Lovett
Cameryn Lovett asked Ruta Sepetys:

I'm a huge fan of Between Shades of Grey and I can't wait to read Salt to the Sea. What made you interested in writing? And what made you so interested in historical fiction?

Ruta Sepetys Hi Cameryn!

Thanks for being a fan of "Between Shades of Gray!" As a kid, I was a huge fan of Nancy Drew novels and writing historical fiction is like being a detective. I love discovering secrets, hidden facts, and hidden heroes. Sometimes history can be perceived as boring. But through characters and story, historical statistics become human and suddenly we care for people we've never met, we can find their country on a map, and then - the history matters. Through historical fiction we can give voice those who will never have a chance to tell their story. That inspires me!
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