Jackie Cox
Jackie Cox asked Hugh Howey:

You're stories are so original and edge-of-your-seat thrilling. Where do many of your ideas come from?

Hugh Howey Hey Jackie,

Most of my stories come from current events and from the non-fiction books I'm currently reading. I get home delivery of the New York Times, and there's a potential novel on every single page.

I start with the message I want to explore, and then I build the characters and world around that message. It's okay to me if the message doesn't come across to the reader; as long as I know it's there.

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