Sara
Sara asked Ruta Sepetys:

What inspired you to write historical fiction books?

Ruta Sepetys Hi Sara!

Thanks for your question. 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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