If you were a little bewildered trying to follow the action the first time you read Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland ... you're not alone.
But for one reader, it was like coming home.
Erika Adams has Auditory Processing Disorder, a kind of breakdown between what the ear hears and what the brain processes. People with APD can have trouble making sense of what other people say - rather like Alice in Wonderland.
Erika recognized the similarities right away ... and channelled them into her novella.