Jesse V. Coffey About My Writing Process

Jesse V. Coffey: About My Writing Process

October 30th, 2012 I used to have an apartment within a ten minute walk from my mom's house. At the end of her street was the local cemetery. Every time I walked past it, I would look in, and I started noticing little details about the place. In fact, every...

Jackie Pilossoph About my Writing Process

Jackie Pilossoph: About my Writing Process

January 16th, 2013 What happens when you find yourself dating again after divorce? Lots of disappointing dinners, so many moments of laughing with your friends about dates gone bad, frustration beyond belief, and hopelessness, thinking the last of the good guys are taken. Until that heart stopping moment when you...

cindy blackburn author books that inspired

Cindy Blackburn: Books That Inspired

What three books inspired me to start the Cue Ball Mysteries and write Playing With Poison? Finally, an easy question! Here's my answer: Sue Grafton's A is for Alibi, Joan Hess's Malice in Maggody, and Janet Evanovich's One for the Money. Playing with Poison: A Humorous and Romantic Cozy (Cue Ball Mysteries Book 1)...

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Kathryn Meyer Griffith: Why I Became An Author

My Background Since childhood I've been an artist and worked as a graphic designer in the corporate world and for newspapers for twenty-three years before I quit to write full time. But I'd already begun writing novels at 21, over forty-four years ago now, and have had twenty-four (romantic horror,...

Erik Therme Author of Mortom

Erik Therme: Book That Inspired

I'm often asked if my debut novel, Mortom, was inspired by other works. The short answer is yes: Stephen King's Salem's Lot and the brilliant A Simple Plan (Scott Smith) both factor into the finished project. But what most people don't know is the biggest influence didn't come from another author . . . but...

Shaun Jeffrey: Casting the Movie of My Book

Shaun Jeffrey: Casting the Movie of My Book

Authors are often asked who would be their dream cast if a movie of their book was made. I'm in the enviable position that I don't have to make up a dream cast as my book The Kult really has been filmed. It may only be an independent production, and the actors...

Curtis Edmonds Author of Rain on your Wedding Day

Curtis Edmonds: About My Writing Process

There's a great line in Tom Wolfe's classic The Right Stuff, about the early days of the space program, where he talks about how test pilots who would fly high-performance jet aircraft on the heels of a mortal hangover. Wolfe quotes them as saying, "I don't advise it, you understand, but it can be done." Rain on...

Sophia Moore Books that Inspired

Sophia Moore: Books That Inspired

Every author takes inspiration from different types of books, but I'd guess that my inspiration for Public Attraction is especially unusual: Fifty Shades of Grey, Bared to You, and Pride and Prejudice. Coming Attraction: Part I of the Public Attraction Trilogy by Sophia Moore Buy from Amazon I know that EL James and Sylvia Day have their critics, but they...