Behind the Curtain: Unveiling the Mysterious Inspirations of a Mystery Writer

by James Polkinghorn

When I started my debut novel, Liquid Shades of Blue, a couple of years ago, I had a simple story in mind and could clearly see the beginning and the end. But what about all that in-between stuff? I’ve come to learn that this is not an uncommon question among writers. Of course, it’s the “in-between stuff” that cements the bonds with the reader created at the beginning and promises a satisfying pay-off in the end.