Interview with Stephen Hardy, Author of The Price of Happiness

23 Jan 2024

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write The Price of Happiness?

This novel is book two in a trilogy. Book one deals with people filling a void in their lives, and book two deals with the aftermath.

What’s your favorite genre to read? Is it the same as your favorite genre to write?

Literary Fiction to read and to write.

What books are on your TBR pile right now?

The Essential by Rumi and Perfect Peace by Daniel Black.

What scene in your book was your favorite to write?

When Christopher surprises Cole in Paris and they wander around Montmartre.

Do you have any quirky writing habits? (lucky mugs, cats on laps, etc.)

Mood music.

Do you have a motto, quote, or philosophy you live by?

“Know thyself”; “Nothing in excess”

If you could choose one thing for readers to remember after reading your book, what would it be?

Letting go can be freeing.


Stephen Hardy is the author of the new book The Price of Happiness

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