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Shawn McGuire OFF BEAT Insight in Five!

Shawn stopped by the WIB office and we snagged her for an interview about ESCAPING THE VEIL, her short story featured in OFF BEAT: Nine Spins on Song! 1.What about music inspires you/touches you the most? The melody, the lyrics or both? What do you listen to while writing? Connecting with a song is a… Read more »

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Wendy Terrien OFF BEAT Insight in Five!

We’re thrilled that Wendy Terrien once again has contributed to OFF BEAT: Nine Spins on Song with her short story LIGHT. She sat down with WIB to discuss her inspiration for her anthology piece, and a little about her taste in music! What about music inspires you/touches you the most? The melody, the lyrics or… Read more »

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Wicked Happenings at Denver Comic Con 2017!

Don’t miss out on Denver Comic Con 2017, held at the downtown convention center, June 30-July 2! Wicked Ink Books will have several author appearances, including Wendy Terrien, Corinne O’Flynn, Sue Duff, Shawn McGuire and Kristi Helvig! Catch one of their panels, stop by their booths for book purchases, autographs, and plenty of fun swag!

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Corinne O’Flynn OFF BEAT Insight in Five!

We are SO excited that our latest anthology, OFF BEAT: Nine Spins on Song is launching on Amazon tomorrow!!! We snagged contributing author, Corinne O’Flynn when she stopped by the WIB office to help us celebrate, and got her take on music, inspiration for her short story ONE FINAL DEATH and a peek into her… Read more »

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R.B. Wood’s OFF BEAT Insight in Five!

R.B. totally impressed us with his short story, Thanksgiving in the Park, and we couldn’t wait to get the inside scoop on our first-ever male contributor! We sat down with R.B. as he revealed his taste in music and what inspired him to write his winning contribution for this year’s anthology, OFF BEAT: Nine Spins… Read more »

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The Magic of Inspiration – A.G. Henley

Authors are often asked what inspired them to write a particular book, and I’m no exception. I’ve answered many an interview question about what led me to write The Scourge, the first book in my Brilliant Darkness series, to the point that I may or may not have saved my response to use in the… Read more »

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My Author Influences – Kristi Helvig

I was a voracious reader as a child. Reading was like breathing me. There wasn’t much I liked better than grabbing an entire sleeve of Ritz crackers for sustenance and curling up on the couch with a good book. It’s difficult to talk about author influences because I had so many at different times. After… Read more »

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Which Authors Have Inspired Me – Shawn McGuire

This turned out to be a hard topic for me. In fact, I asked my Wicked Ink sisters if I could write about something else. They said no. Sigh. That’s okay, because being an author means challenging yourself… and surrounding yourself with author friends who will push you. Which authors have inspired me? I had,… Read more »

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The Story Behind the Story: The Door

My interest in writing short stories started a couple of years ago. I always told myself I had too much to say to write short, so that’s why I wrote novels. I was up for a challenge, though, and when I came across an online short story writing class, I signed up right away. The… Read more »

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The Story Behind the Story: Countdown Cafe

I’m a coffee addict. There, I said it. My awesome hubby has a steaming mug of coffee with cream ready for me every morning, as there are unconfirmed rumors that I’m a little cranky before that first cup. Anyway, one day I was running errands a few blocks from my house and thought I’d try… Read more »