GUEST BLOGGER: Christy Dorrity

Christy Dorrity is a champion Irish dancer and writer whose debut novel,¬†Awakening, was just released. She was kind enough to share her response to the question most writers hear more times than they care to:¬†“Where do you get your ideas?” *** The answer is from everywhere. A spark of a new idea comes from something a three-year-old says while playing, from other books and movies, and sometimes from dreams. For me, one of the most fertile grounds for creating fantastic worlds and far-off lands comes from what is already here. Have you ever seen an octopus that can change color