The Story Behind Wondertown by Mac Follows

The first time I tried to write Wondertown, I was around twenty years old. I’d written a collection of related songs, but the story behind them was still a bit fuzzy, so I tried to pull the songs together with a screenplay. A few years later a dramaturgist in Prague set me straight. “Very amateurish,”…

The Story Behind The Federalist Papers by Kyle Scott

One of my motivations for writing this book was to try and set the record straight about the Founding generation and the debate over the Constitution. The rise of the Tea Party movement has brought with it a renewed interest in the nation’s founding.  I admire the appeal to the Founding but this brings with…

The Story Behind Payne and Misery by Catherine Leggitt

I always wanted to write a book. I know, everyone says that. It’s probably a pretty universally held desire. Somewhere hidden in the secret recesses of our cerebral cortex, many of us believe a manuscript waits to be discovered. I don’t remember ever thinking otherwise. But it wasn’t until my parents passed away and my…