The Story Behind Disinheritance by John Sibley Williams

Though my poetry often varies in structure, setting, and narrative style, I cannot help but write about the themes that have haunted me since childhood. Love. Family. Grief. Emotional distance. Perhaps all authors, regardless of genre, are in some sense trying to better know their demons, their ghosts, all while exploring and perhaps even celebrating…

The Story Behind Final Approach by Lyle Prouse

On March 8, 1990, I became the first commercial airline pilot ever arrested for having flown under the influence of alcohol.  The story burst onto the news scene with a blistering and unrelenting fury and it stayed there for weeks and weeks on end. I was disgraced, dishonored, and devastated, and I became a public…

The Story Behind THE BABY MATRIX by Laura Carroll

The Story Behind THE BABY MATRIX By Laura Carroll In addition to The Baby Matrix, I am also the author of Families of Two: Interviews With Happily Married Couples Without Children by Choice. After its publication I wanted to dig even deeper into why society finds people who have no children by choice hard to…

The Story Behind ‘The Wicked Wives’ by Gus Pelagatti

The Story Behind The Wicked Wives By Gus Pelagatti The Wicked Wives is a noir suspense thriller of historical fiction:  murder, betrayal, court room drama, love and lust based on the true story of the 1938 poison scandals in Philadelphia. When I was eight years old, I overheard adults in our South Philadelphia neighborhood discussing seventeen disenchanted and unfaithful…

The Story Behind Fezariu’s Epiphany by David Brown

Fezariu’s Epiphany is the first tale in a story that began more than 10 years ago. I’d left school in 1998 and headed straight for college to study History, English and Computing. In my spare time I was most often found on my brother’s Playstation and one day I discovered the landmark Japanese RPG series…

The Story Behind Illusion of Certainty by Greg Messel

My new book follows two parallel story lines. One follows Marc, a successful executive who lives in an upscale neighborhood in Portland, Oregon and has a beautiful spouse and two great kids who are ready to launch their own lives. However, Marc is troubled by the behavior of his wife Aimee. What is wrong with…