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,…

The Story Behind Glazier by Bri Clark

My road to publication isn’t the typical query, rejection, query, rejection, ten years of debauchery and drinking query, agent, and publisher story. For three years, I researched the industry and worked on Glazier. Luckily for me that time was running parallel to a big change. EBooks.  With the introduction of eBooks and ereaders everything changed.…

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…