Goodreads asked Darcy Hoover:

How do you get inspired to write?

Darcy Hoover I've travelled a great deal, taken many unwise choices and experienced far more than I ever expected to. I wanted to share the journey. I'm inspired by Hemingway's ability to lay those suppressed emotions bare, and McCarthy's poetic prose and philosophical meanderings, Coetze's storing telling and Chitin's love of nomads, the writings of Steinbeck, Naipaul, Orwell, Richler....

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