The Story Behind A Leafy Green World by Sean Dow

I was in the process of being sued in a groundless malpractice case, truly a situation of a long lost estranged relative trying to cash in on a patient’s unfortunate outcome. My attorney told me that I had a roughly 80% chance of winning, but that it would be expensive, and that I would have…

The Story Behind Banished Threads by Kaylin McFarren

I’ve been asked on numerous occasions about the inspiration behind my latest thriller – Banished Threads. Not only does this come from my experience as an art gallery owner and director, but also through my love for great mysteries and extensive travels abroad. For most of my life, I’ve been fascinated by the arts—visual, literary,…

The Story Behind Glenn Shepard’s THE ZOMBIE GAME

There were actually two things that inspired me to write The Zombie Game. The first was Wade Davis’ memoir of experimentation with mind-altering drugs, The Serpent and the Rainbow. In that extraordinary book, Davis, an anthropologist, describes his forays into the Vodoun Societies of Haiti, and how drugs and conditioning are used to put people…

The Story Behind The Jungle Within by Charles M.

I read an article once saying that 80% of people believe they have a book waiting inside them. I was part of that 80% prior to writing The Jungle Within. I understood the mentality that it “wasn’t that hard” to write a book. When I actually started writing it, the story was clear. That 80%…

The Story behind TRISOMY XXI, by G.A. Minton

Trisomy XXI is the thrilling story about the adventures of Joshua Allen, a sixteen-year-old boy who was born with an extra chromosome—a genetic aberration known as Trisomy XXI, or Down Syndrome. When a serious accident leaves him in a coma at the hospital, Joshua receives a mysterious injection that endows him with supernatural powers. The…

The Story Behind Floor 21 by Jason Luthor

It was National Novel Writing Month and I was spending the month chatting with people in the Facebook group. I had no intention to participate. I simply had no interest. However, one day I was watching the Walking Dead. During this particular episode, a girl was being kept on the upper floors of a hospital…