The book that had the greatest impact on me was my first book “Sea bells and Cockleshells. I didn’t read it, it was read to me by my mother. Then there was Goldilocks and The Three Bears, Jack and The Beanstalk, but Rumple Stiltskin was something special. He was so evil yet so gifted. Able to spin straw into gold. Turning something deemed worthless into something valuable. Isn’t that what persistent dreamers do daily with their ideas? It was Little Red Riding Hood’s curiosity that made her special. Sometimes in life you have to be willing to deviate from the beaten path in order to find real adventure. Gulliver traveled the world. Prince Charming awoke his love with a kiss. My love of writing  awoken my creative spirit that laid dormant within me. Robin Hood was a leader, taught me that right and wrong sometimes comes down to the intention behind the act. I loved Mother Goose, The Brothers Grimm and Dr. Seuss.