Where Do the Characters Come From?

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People have asked where my characters have come from. The answer is… Any number of sources. The character “Ree”, who is introduced in my second book (due out July-August) is loosely based on my Grandmother Cherie. “Mari” in The Founders somewhat is like my mother and some of the things she says came straight out of my mother’s mouth. But …

Interview..Part 2

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~ News from the Independent Truth~ Author has to answer to readers! Independent Truth: Your first book The Unraveling, has been out a month. How are people relating to this story on a different world? Are they frightened? Ms Barbo: As you know I have assured everyone that the planet Ose is very Earth-like. It doesn’t have weird animals that …

Where Did the Story Come From?

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People have asked what prompted me to write this series. Where did the inspiration come from? Well.. the human brain is a very complex thing and the recipe creating Erin and her world was totally unconscious. You see, I never intended to write or to be an author. I was working in my store.. actually nothing much was happening in …