The Story Behind Mirror World by John Calicchia

The inspiration for this book came from the things that I love in life. I have always loved reading and writing young adult fiction and fantasy, I am also passionate about my work as a psychologist with young people, and since I have two daughters that I love dearly, I have always been disappointed with…

The Story Behind Sabotage by Bryan Koepke

A few years back I read an article about corporations that were too big to fail. This got me thinking about a premise for a new book in the Reece Culver thriller series. I envisioned a large multi-national corporation named Draecon International that was headquartered in London. With this initial idea in mind I came…

The Story Behind Uneven Exchange by S.K. Derban

The publishing dilemma! Many literary agents only want to sign published authors. However, most of the publishing companies will only accept submissions from literary agents. What is a writer to do? I believe this is the reason so many writers decide to self-publish. As I received rejection after rejection, I too considered self-publishing. After a…

The Story Behind Misled by Annie Miles

Mark Twain said, “It’s no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.” Readers may be surprised at how much truth is in Misled, which is based on a real story. In 1992, I discovered my then husband had an emotional affair with my mother in the 1970s, when we were…