Saturday, June 8, 2013
An essay I was invited to write about my new fantasy novel, Alias Hook, has just been posted at the excellent sci-fi/fantasy book preview site, Upcoming 4.me.
It's a regular feature on the site called "The Story Behind..." where authors are invited to write about whatever on earth it was that prompted them to abandon all rational thinking and plunge into writing a novel.
In my case, it was simple: Captain James Hook started talking to me. No, seriously! There's no other way to describe it.
So if you've ever wondered where authors get their ideas, here's my story!