The Story Behind Pop-Out Girl by Irene Woodbury

I got the idea for my third novel, Pop-Out Girl, in 2013 while I was on “vacation” in Las Vegas working on my second novel, A Dead End in Vegas. I was standing on a corner on the Strip one night waiting to cross when I saw one of those tacky, obnoxious trucks go by…

The Story Behind Narcotic Nation by Scarlett Savage

In college, I hung out with a group of young people who were also aspiring artists; we’d hang out late into the evening, a bunch of little pseudophilosophers who were going to save the whole wide world with art. One evening, one of my friends brought over a paper they’d been assigned to read in…