We welcome Shira Glassman for our second author interview today on the blog! Shira writes Fantasy and Contemporary LGBT+ stories with Jewish characters, all of them with happy endings and wonderful storytelling. I love the answers she’s bringing for these questions and I hope everyone else enjoys them and go take a look at her work!
Q1: You recently released Knit One, Girl Two, an absolutely adorable novelette. And I wanted to ask, what was your inspiration for that story?
My good friend Caitlin Cieslewska dyes yarn for a living, in her magical garage studio her husband calls “Yarnia.” I was staying with her one weekend when my life was in shambles and I guess I just found her job really inspiring. “What,” I thought to myself, “if I wrote fluffy lesbian romance about an indie dyer?” The rest of it fell into place pretty quickly from there. I mean, her colorways (a yarn word for ‘color combination’) are just so gorgeous that they make you want to write stories about yarn. Take a peek; they stripe on their own. Continuar lendo