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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...

Matt Tomerlin: Casting the Movie of My Book

Matt Tomerlin: Casting the Movie of My Book

December 6th, 2012 The heroine, Katherine Lindsay would require a young, fearless actress who is able to effectively portray the character's emotional journey and evolution. At the end of the story, Katherine is barely recognizable from the timid girl in the first chapter. A daring, versatile actress like Emilia Clarke,...

Steve Haberman: Books That Inspired

Steve Haberman: Books That Inspired

From time to time, I'm asked which authors have influenced my writing. I invariably reply none have. I make no conscious decision to imitate for why would a reader buy a second rate copy, when he could get the real thing? However, there are writers who I enjoy reading, and...

Richard Due: About My Writing Process

Richard Due: About My Writing Process

I began writing The Dragondain eight years ago, which may seem like a strangely long time ago for a second book in series that debuted as an ebook last year. But I can explain. You see, I write the books in the Moon Realm series two at a time. After I get...