Interview with Charlene Williams, Author of Unexpected Places

12 Jul 2023

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Unexpected Places?

I loved to write short stories. I think I wrote my first one, about tornadoes, in 2nd grade. It was a dream of mine to someday publish a book. After my mother passed, I realized how time passes too quickly. Make your dreams happen before the sand runs out.

If you had to pick theme songs for the main characters of Unexpected Places, what would they be?

I Will Remember You

What’s your favorite genre to read? Is it the same as your favorite genre to write?

Paranormal / Supernatural / Mystery / Detective

What books are on your TBR pile right now?

Where the Crawdads Sing, Fairytales, The Bone Witch, It Girl

What scene in your book was your favorite to write?

Everything with Sam and Teo

Do you have any quirky writing habits? (lucky mugs, cats on laps, etc.)

A lot of coffee!

Do you have a motto, quote, or philosophy you live by?

Do it now; time is a finite resource.

If you could choose one thing for readers to remember after reading your book, what would it be?

To live your unique and authentic self.


Charlene Williams is the author of the new book Unexpected Places

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