Exclusive Interview: Titanshade Author Dan Stout

Unlike jazz musicians, authors aren’t usually known for their improvisational skills. But writer Dan Stout seems to be pretty good at is, as his new new noir urban fantasy novel Titanshade (hardcover, Kindle) actually started out as an impromptu-written short story. In the following email interview, Stout describes how this tale came to be, how it evolved as he wrote it, and what influenced it.