Author Kathleen Gerard is In the Spotlight this week sharing how dogs inspire her writing. Learn more about her writing inspiration and her latest novel, The Thing Is.
Author Orren Merton drops by today share what inspired him to write the Seduman Chronicles series.
Author and Artist Ben Clayton is In the Spotlight this week explaining what inspires his work. Stop by to listen to his work mix and get a preview of his graphic novel, Numb.
Location, Location, Location:How Vacations Inspire My Books by Clara Grace Walker If you’ve read my books, you know; my characters live in warm places. The Desire Never Dies series takes place in Florida, and my upcoming series Sex & Secrets, makes use of sunny locales also. Exploits, Book 1 of the new series, is another Florida setting, except for a brief stint at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Pennsylvania. Tropical bliss is inevitable when you consider how my creative brain works. Plunk me in a lounge chair, poolside or on the beach, and stories flow. Don’t ask me why. Maybe it’s because once my body comes to rest, my mind searches for something more to do. Or maybe it’s because, having suffered through many a Michigan winter, the muse within me calls for escape. Whatever the reason, there’s no denying the settings for my books, and sometimes the stories themselves, are directly influenced by my vacations. For most people, work and vacations are contradictory ideas; polar opposites destined to tug a person in one direction or another. For me, vacations are the stages on which my characters play out their stories. Gratification’s setting in Key West is a great […]