Have you ever wondered where authors get their ideas? Well, that is pretty much the most-asked question a writer receives and MJ Rose has now come to the rescue with her new blog called Backstory. In the first edition, Katherine Neville shares the inspiration for her novel “The Eight,” and I have to tell you she draws from a well-used well. Many a writer has used his or her skills to vent the urge to kill. Be sure and bookmark this one.
And when you’ve finished, click over to Buzz, Balls & Hype, MJ’s highly informative blog on marketing in the world of publishing. With 175,000 books published every year, writers find themselves doing a lot more than sitting behind a computer screen and tapping the keyboard ad nauseum.