HELLO SUSAN. HOW DO YOU COME UP WITH YOUR WONDERFUL STORIES AND CHARACTERS? MY FAVORITE NOVEL BY YOU, IS "THE SWEET SPOT"
Thank you so much, Tiffany! Did you know that Raoul in SWEET SPOT grew up to become the hero of FINDING PERFECT? I loved him so much, that when a reader said she wanted to see him fall in love, I jumped on the idea!
As for how I come up with stories and characters... that's a complex question. :) Inspiration comes from everywhere. I'm always writing down little random ideas and putting them aside as a "maybe someday" book. It takes some effort to work those ideas into a book-length plot. For me, it almost always starts with character. A person comes to me, with something that makes that person special and alive. Usually some wound in his or her past that needs to heal.