Barbara Woster is an educator, author, and business owner. She resides in Portland with her husband, Tim. Tim & their daughters inspire her writing, which is why she dedicates all of her books to them, with much love. She also writes as B. Woster and B.J. Woster.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first story I read did not have an impact on me because I was merely reading what was available to me at the time. When I broke my knee, I was laid up for nearly a year with mediocre books as my companions. One day my dad stopped in and saw my reading material and returned with Iceberg by Clive Cussler. That was the book that had the biggest impact on me. Why? Because it was outside my normal reading genre, it was intriguing to me, it was well-written, and because it made me want to become a writer.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Indeed. Many people would expect this to be an essay or a childhood account; however, for me, I wasn't a writer before I was a reader. Anything written for school was done so as a requirement, but because I preferred reading more so than writing at that time, I can't recall that work. The first story I ever wrote with the greatest impact for me was Dreamer of Destiny, my first novel. I say it held the greatest impact because it was written at a time of upheaval in my life, thus I translated all I was struggling through into a story of fiction. For that reason, it is my more expansive writing and holds a special place in my heart.
Tyeshia has attracted the attention of a 200-year-old ghost. Savannah is responsible for opening the door to the mischievous specter. Can Savannah do what needs to be done to save her friend when she's being haunted by a ghost of her own?