The Story Behind Not Without My Father by Andra Watkins

Inspiration. It incites us to take risks. To follow our dreams. To try unreachable things. What did you do the last time you were inspired? Think about it. I’ll wait. See? Inspiration drives us to embrace our crazy. And no one is crazier than I am. I decided to undertake a 444-mile endurance walk on…

The Story Behind Solo by Kevin V. Symmons

It’s been said that every author has a story they need to tell. After years of submissions I had finally been signed by a traditional publisher. They’d released two of my novels when I submitted Solo. Since they primarily published commercial fiction I had my doubts since it was intense, edgy— even a bit on…

The Story Behind Legion’s Lawyers by Vince Aiello

My writing method normally involves a high-octane, action set piece and I build the story around it. For Legion’s Lawyers, I had the idea for a lawyer at his desk during a normal work day, who receives a phone call that assassins are on their way to kill not only him, but the entire law…

The Story Behind Tagan’s Child by Amelia Ford

I never thought in a million years that I would become a writer. I used to struggle writing essays at school and couldn’t comprehend how anyone could write a book! But four years ago, after giving up teaching to look after three small children, I was trawling Amazon for a good read and struggled to…