Sometimes when you tell a tale you may think you're done with it, but it's not done with you.

A deep dive with Terry Shepherd about Mending What Is Broken.

Mending What Is Broken was born out of a short story about a man names Peter Sanguedolce. But Peter was too good to lose. He had more of a story to tell. 

Listen to the backstory of how a short story evovled into a novel.

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