Charles invited me over today to talk about my newest book, The Playground. My 30 days are up, so I can hold a 99¢ sale now, and I’m doing this to help move a few more copies.
I wanted to write something using epistolary style. This is where old documents and manuscripts help reveal part of the story. I pondered on various plots for a long time, but nothing quite jelled for me.
Then an old movie called Pulp Fiction came on the television. I liked the idea of interwoven stories that helped tell a bigger story. This led me into a research binge that involved more Tarantino films, and some Frank Miller comics and movies.
And so we have The Playground. It involves a power-mad businessman who created a social network for children. He placed the devices inside dolls, action figures, and plush toys…
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