What inspired you to write Mending What Is Broken,

and how did you create your character Peter?

“Mending What Is Broken, like all my novels, grew out of a short story. Although “The Teardown Party” was published and I thought myself done with it, the story was not done with me.

First off, Peter Sanguedolce. Peter really intrigued me. He was unlike any other character I’d drawn. He was a person of bristling contradictions.” READ MORE

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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.More From the Blog