the story behind ‘the curse giver’ by Dora Machado

The Curse Giver was an accident, a professional indiscretion, if you will, conceived during one of my little escapades, and born out of unchecked passion. Yep, I might as well come clean. Even the most disciplined writer can be unfaithful to her projects and no matter how thoroughly taken one is with one’s current novel,…

My Inspiration for Liberation: Book One of the Andrusian Chronicles

  Name: Maria Lucia Name of Book: Liberation, Book One of the Andrusian Chronicles Guest Post for The Story Behind the Book: Liberation Book Synopsis Amora Madre is content in the Smokey Mountains pursuing her teaching of love, things of  the spirit, and metaphysics. Her childhood invisible playmates, Casey and Nia, are always by her…

The Story Behind Black Smoke by Robin Leigh Miller

How many of us as children had imaginary friends that we played with, talked with and turned to for comfort when we were scared, confused or simply lonely?  Have you ever seen a child talking to himself, laughing or pretending to hold someone’s hand?  What if that imaginary friend wasn’t imaginary?  What if they were…