Welcome to our Getting to Know feature!
This week, get to know the authors from the Memories of the Breakfast Club Kindle World!
Based on the Bestselling M/M Romance books from Felice Stevens, welcome new characters and stories from other authors! In each post, you’ll hear directly from the author on special topics, about why they wrote for this world, or something interesting about their story!
Get to know Nic Starr!
(Memories with the Breakfast Club Kindle World)
How music features in my writing
Writing a story for the Memories with The Breakfast Club Kindle
World followed my usual process, with one key exception – I was writing in
author Felice Steven’s world so I needed a good understanding of her setting. I
also featured a few of Felice’s main characters so I needed knowledge of those
characters and their back story. This necessitated a re-read of the series
because it had been some time since I’d first read the books. As I read the
books, I made notes and scribbled ideas that culminated in an idea for my own
story and my own characters.
Part of my usual writing process is
developing a theme for my story and getting to know my characters. What drives
them? What are their passions? How have the events in their lives shaped the
people they are now? What are they looking for in their lives and in love? And
often I’ll choose a song or two that reflect my character, their situation, or
the feel of the book I’m writing.
His Place is Kieran’s story. Kieran is struggling
to find his direction after a life spent trying to please his father and be the
man he thinks his father wants him to be. Part of his journey involves
recognising that he can follow his own path and be happy. There were two songs
that represented Finding His Place to
Keep Your Head Up by Ben
This song feels like a message to Kieran. Life
is about learning from the past, letting go and making changes. Look inside
yourself to find what makes you happy
– it will get better.
It’s Time by Imagine
This song celebrates Kieran’s new beginning.
I hope you enjoy Kieran and Darius’s story.
If you want to see the inspiration boards for all my books, you can find them
all on Pinterest.
Sometimes finding your place in the world can lead to
Kieran Walters is the illegitimate son of a
successful businessman. Despite striving to win his father’s affection, a
confrontation that has been years in the making leaves Kieran devastated to
realize he will never be good enough. Jealous of the half brother he’s never
met, and who most likely doesn’t know of his existence, Kieran vows to find out
what makes his brother so special in their father’s eyes.
Darius Jensen manages a nightclub. He loves
his job, but is reluctant to commit when given the opportunity to become a
partner. His previous foray into business ownership with a boyfriend had
disastrous results, and Darius is still paying the price, both financially and
When Kieran starts working with Darius at
Sparks, Darius shows him it’s not too late for Kieran to realize his dreams—the
fulfilling career, a loving family, and someone who loves him for who he is. If
only Kieran can convince Darius of the same thing. But before Kieran’s and
Darius’s dreams can come true, Kieran needs to come clean with his brother and
deal with the resulting fallout… which threatens his relationship with Darius.
This story has been written as part of Felice Steven’s Memories with the
Breakfast Club world.
Kindle World stories are currently only available on Amazon US
Nic Starr lives
in Australia where she tries to squeeze as much into her busy life as possible.
Balancing the demands of a corporate career with raising a family and writing
can be challenging but she wouldn’t give it up for the world.
reader, the lure of m/m romance was strong and she devoured hundreds of
wonderful m/m romance books before realising she had some stories of her own
that needed to be told.
Nic loves to
spend time with her family—an understanding husband, two beautiful daughters,
and a cherished Cairn terrier. Nic is a foodie and wine lover who lives in the
city but is a country girl at heart. When not writing or reading, she is often
found indulging in her love of cooking and planning her dream home in the
You can find
Nic on Facebook, Twitter and her blog. She’d love it if you stopped by to say
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