Allison asked Jennifer E. Smith:

i've only read one book by you, "This is what happy looks like," and I really liked it. I was just wondering what inspired you to write the book?

Jennifer E. Smith Thank you so much! The idea really started with the emails. Because my name is so very common, a lot my emails end up going astray. And I started to wonder what would happen if the person who was getting all of my messages actually wrote back and that became the start of something – essentially, if the wrong person turned out to be exactly the right person. It seemed an interesting way to start a love story…

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