I did an interview with Janneke at DrieCulturen which is online today. In it I talk about writing Misunderstood, my experience living overseas as a teenanger, and where “home” is:
As you probably know I love books and especially on the topic of growing up abroad. I am pleased to announce that a new book on the topic is about to be released and the author Tanya Crossman has agreed to answer some questions specially for you. Thank you Tanya! By the way if you want to know what children or young people say about growing up abroad then you have to read this book. Now over to Tanya.
1) Please tell us about your book “Misunderstood”. Tell us about how you were inspired to write the book?
I spent a decade mentoring TCKs (third culture kids), listening to them and learning how they felt about life. Parents began to ask my advice, and I saw lightbulb moments as they saw their children’s situation in a new light. When asked for resources I pointed to lots of great books, but couldn’t find anything that did what I did…