The Story Behind Imagine That by Tamara Dorris

I’ve always been a fan/reader of personal and spiritual development books. About 15 years ago I discovered that neuroscience and quantum physics were pretty much proving what the spiritual, religious, and metaphysical teachings have been telling us all along. I wanted to write a down-to-earth book that helped people gain greater control over their lives…

The Story Behind Cat Tails by Jeffyne Telson

Rescuing cats was a dream I had long before I established my own non-profit cat rescue organization, RESQCATS, Inc. in 1997. As far back as I can remember, I had a vision of making a difference in the lives of cats and their human companions. Cat Tails: Heart-Warming Stories about the Cats and Kittens of…

The Story Behind A Tangled Web by Mike Martin

A Tangled Web is the latest book in the Sgt. Windflower Mystery Series, which is set in small fishing communities in Newfoundland, on the easternmost tip of Canada. This series began when the main character, Sgt. Windflower walked out of the fog one night in Grand Bank and started talking to me. I just wrote…

The Story Behind ‘The Lübecker’ by M.J. Joseph

The Lübecker was written primarily on a breezy, inset porch of a large, white, lap-sided, 1912 house overlooking Pensacola Bay, so architecturally typical, but now, so frequently disappearing, before gentrification along the coastal South. While this setting recalled childhood memories that influenced the novel, I began constructing character apologues that ultimately inspired the development of…