DC honors her youngest daughter who passed at birth with her pen name, DC Grace.
The characters of Cotsy and Marshall in The Amethyst Dragon series were based on real people from her high school. She ended up marrying one of them!
The Before did not start with the characterization of Sunni, but with Shyla and Lorcan, during a visit to New Orleans.
There is a real green door with a lion head knocker on Chartres!
Stories come to DC visually - usually seeing someone who sparks a character in her mind. Yes, she does follow people around during this process, hahaha! If you ever see her following you, you could simply be becoming a character in her next book!
Dade's description to Shelby of how he sees their future child in Pixie Dust is how DC always visualized her real life daughter, Angelica Grace.
Yes, DC really does listen to the songs on the playlist while she writes!
When DC loses a character's voice as she writes, she takes a break and watches a John Hughes film.
When DC writes a fight scene, she acts it out at home, complete with swords when necessary! Yes, her family are good sports!