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Once you've read your favorite Sterling & Stone book, this is where you'll find the 'DVD Extras'. Johnny, Sean and Dave divulge their secrets, and share the trials and victories they had while writing.
||ExplicitBS25 Trillionaire Boys’ Club 7-9||Johnny and Sean (AKA Aubrey Parker) discuss books 7-9 of the Tillionaire Boys’ Club. They discuss the origin of the characters, their writing process, and where they plan to go next with their stories.||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS24 No Hope||Curious about how No Hope, book three in the No Justice series was made? In this episode of Backstory, Dave and Sean share their personal commentary on a story of justice and redemption.||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS23 No Escape||Join Dave and Sean as they discuss writing No Escape. The cultural landscape that the story interacts with and the emotional tax of writing a story that feels immediately relevant has given this series a flavor that stands out from previous books in th.||11/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS22 The Tomorrow Gene Series||Tomorrow Gene was intended to be 5 books long, right on the heels of the 7 book Invasion. But it ended up being only 3 books – a very different scope that what they began with. In today’s Backstory, learn about the process the guys went through to t||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS21 The Future of Sex Series||The post BS21 The Future of Sex Series appeared first on Sterling & Stone.||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS20 Karma Police||Karma Police claims 6 episodes of blood, sweat, and tears for Dave, and puppy enthusiasm from Sean. Dave’s inspiration comes from David Levithan’s Every Day. This is a story Dave wishes he wrote, and so he and Sean wrote Karma Police instead.||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS19 Backstory for Cursed||Cursed was designed to be an episodic experience, but things changed along the way. The guys talk about the experience of writing the series, how they decided to close it, and some of the plot changes and world-building scrambles they had along the way.||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS18 The Guru||WARNING: THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE GURU AND THE TRILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB SERIES. We haven’t been able to do any Backstory episodes for the Trillionaire Boys’ Club for one reason: Johnny wasn’t ‘out’ as Aubrey yet. But now that’s b||4/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS17 La Fleur de Blanc||La Fleur was never meant to have a Back Story episode, but there’s something very special about it. Today, Sean and Johnny talk about the inspiration for La Fleur de Blanc, which comes from Sean’s real world experience in a flower shop in California||2/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS16 Devil May Care||This is one book that’s difficult to talk about without revealing some shocking spoilers. Today, Sean and Johnny discuss the process of writing Devil May Care, one of Sterling and Stone’s passion projects. While this literary work won’t necessaril||11/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS15 Threshold||Threshold is a unique story in many ways. For one, it’s the first book the guys had to completely rewrite, and it’s one that Dave started out wanting to write. Find out when Threshold was born, how it changed over the course of being written,||11/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS14 Dead City||Dead City is one of the guys’ favorite books, and today, Sean and Johnny discuss the book, how it started, and how it drastically changed. Find out why it’s not really a monster book, beats that never made it to the final book,||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS13 Resurrection||***This episode contains spoilers for Resurrection, part of the Invasion series. Resurrection is the final book in the Invasion series, one of the guys’ favorite and most popular stories. Want to know what ending the guys originally intended versus wh||9/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS12 Available Darkness||**This episode contains spoilers for the Collective Inkwell book, Available Darkness.** Available Darkness is special to Sean and Dave; it’s the first work they started together. Find out the strange place Dave got the idea of the story,||8/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS11 Judgement||**This episode contains spoilers for Judgement, a book in the Invasion series, and other books in the series. What’s it like to write a series, one book at a time? From reader confusion to story arcs to how they revealed them,||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS10 Yesterday’s Gone||Yesterday’s Gone was the title where Collective Inkwell (Sean and Dave) really found its voice. With the entire series complete, the guys have an amazing time remembering the process they went through writing it,||7/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS09 Extinction||**This episode contains spoilers for Extinction, part of the Invasion series, as well as earlier books in the series.** Invasion is a series that Sean and Johnny have had a blast writing, and Extinction is their absolute favorite book in the series.||7/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS08 Ruby Room Extras||SPOILER ALERT! Today, Johnny and Sean talk about what went on behind the scenes during Dream Engine and the most recent book, Ruby Room. This story was one of the first Story Shopped, or beats 2.0, stories,||5/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS07 Shadeborn Extras||THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR SHADEBORN, THE FOURTH BOOK OF THE NIGHTBLADE EPIC. Today, Sean and Garrett talk about the creation of the Shadeborn book, part of the Nightblade epic series. Find out when Sean and Garrett collaborated,||11/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS06 Darkfire Extras||THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR DARKFIRE, THIRD BOOK IN THE NIGHTBLADE SERIES. Sean and Garrett talk about what went into the writing of Darkfire, the third book in the Nightblade series. Find out what went on behind the scenes!||11/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS05 Mystic Extras||THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR MYSTIC, SECOND BOOK IN THE NIGHTBLADE SERIES. Sean and Garrett talk about Mystic, the second book in the Nightblade series. Find out what went on behind the scenes during the book’s creation.||11/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS04 Nightblade Extras||THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR NIGHTBLADE, FIRST BOOK OF ITS SERIES. Today, Sean and Garrett talk about Nightblade, the first book of the series with the same name. Find out what went on behind the scenes during the book’s creation.||11/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS03 Annihilation Extras||SPOILER ALERT! Wonder what went on behind the scenes while Annihilation, part of the Invasion series, was being written? Join in as Johnny and Sean talk about their experience of writing this book in the series.||11/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS02 The Beam Season 3 Extras||While this episode is primarily about season three, it’s also about the entire series of The Beam. Sean and Johnny talk about some of what they experienced during writing it, where the ideas came from, and hints of what’s in store.||10/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBS01 Robot Proletariat Extras||A behind the scenes look at the making of Robot Proletariat.||10/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIntroduction to Backstory||Once you've read your favorite S&S book, this is where you'll find the ‘DVD Extras.' Johnny, Sean, and Dave divulge their secrets, and share the trials and victories they had while writing.||9/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
The SPP guys are back with podcast that takes listeners behind the scenes of their writing projects. What I love most about this podcast is the details they reveal about their books. The podcast is spoiler heavy, so if you hate spoilers stay away until you've read their works. It's given me a desire to read their fictional works because of what they share. If you want to be suprised when reading fiction, it's best to stay away from listening to this podcast. However, if you want to know how their mind worked through the writing process, give it a listen.
As I think about it, if you don't like spoilers then actually read the books first and come back here to listen to the backstory. I'm just doing it backwards.
so good it needs it needs its own backstory
P.S. David W. Wright has a sexy man voice.
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