Story Origins

I once had this awesome t-shirt with the words I make shit up stark across the chest. While that shirt is sadly long gone, I do prefer to write fiction and generally dismiss the "based on a true story" tagline as rhetorically dishonest. That being said, I will freely admit I don't create in a vacuum and many of my stories began with a kernel of truth--events which inspired me, shocked me, disgusted me, scared me, or pissed me off so much I found myself turning them into fiction. Below you'll find the origins of the stories appearing in Rage (well, as much as I can share in a spoiler-free context).

Axel and the Terrorflieger
Axel and the Terrorflieger

And Apparently, Cigarettes
And Apparently, Cigarettes
Deposition
Deposition

Relevance
Relevance

Mercy Manor
Mercy Manor

Dal Segno al Fine
Dal Segno al Fine

Waiting for the Defibrillator to Charge
Waiting for the Defibrillator to Charge
Rage
Rage

The Edmore Snyders
The Edmore Snyders

A Flock of Crows is Called a Murder
A Flock of Crows is Called a Murder
The High Alpinist's Survival Guide
The High Alpinist's Survival Guide

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