Behind the Scenes Interview with Author Paul Swearingen

In this author interview with SpeakEasy’s Chapter 19 author, find out what Paul’s least favorite addition to the community novel is, what he learned about writing fiction from participating in this project, and who he called “evil beyond evil.” He’s got the gaping plot holes all wrapped up because there’s only one more chapter to go!

SpeakEasy Chapter 19 by Paul Swearingen

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 19, author Paul Swearingen gets Julia to stop fibbing and tell the truth about the missing jewels…

Behind the Scenes Author Interview with Holly Mace

The behind the scenes interviews with SpeakEasy authors reveal all of the drama behind the evolving storyline. Learn why Holly asked “What did I get myself into?” and how she was only limited by the boundaries of her imagination.

SpeakEasy Chapter 18 by Holly Mace

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 18, author Holly Mace lets Ronni lose her temper with Pete, for good reason, and brings in a character that 108 year old Julia never expected to see again…

Behind the Scenes Author Interview with Sarah Langley

The behind the scenes interviews with SpeakEasy authors reveal all of the drama behind the evolving storyline. Learn who Sarah called for help while plotting her chapter, and find out where she thought she spotted SpeakEasy characters around town!

Get “On the Island”

“I was thirty years old when the seaplane T.J. Callahan and I were traveling on crash-landed in the Indian Ocean.” With an opening sentence like this, there isn’t much to say about the book that could hook you faster than the book itself.

SpeakEasy Chapter 17 by Sarah Langley

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 17, author Sarah Langley faces a moral dilemma as more information about the jewel thieves is revealed…

Love in the time of supervillians

This is the kind of teen romance that is completely satisfying yet hints at the broader world as well.

Added bonus: it’s a superhero origin story.

A new Evanovich?

You are probably expecting something specific from a book about a single gal with junk food issues and low self-confidence in New Jersey, particularly from author named Evanovich. I know I was.

Behind the Scenes Author Interview with B.R. Knight

The behind the scenes interviews with SpeakEasy authors are just as juicy as the actual novel! Find out why B.R. Knight made five possible outlines for her chapter and then threw them all away in a burst of inspiration, plus read about her current writing projects, which are all VERY different from SpeakEasy!

SpeakEasy Chapter 16 by B.R. Knight

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 16, author B.R. Knight gets all of the main characters together in a room, although only half of them have guns drawn. Find out which character is near death as SpeakEasy’s plot thickens…