December 14, 2016 10:30 pm by

First off, Charlotte, we’d like to get to know you better as a writer: what inspires you?

It’s hard to be precise because inspiration comes from many places; reading a newspaper, hearing a family story, a girl in a red hat hurrying by, an overheard conversation, a sonnet by Shakespeare … The magic happens when you combine several different elements and ask ‘What if …’ Suddenly you have the beginnings of a story.

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January 28, 2012 7:10 am by

People often ask me what inspired me to write The Apothecary’s Daughter. How it began. People often ask, ‘Where do your ideas come from?’, as if there is a particular store where you can go to pick up a bargain. It’s true that sometimes a dazzling idea for a new novel pops into my head…

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