Author AJ Baker on His Creative Influences, Favorite Genres, and Inspiration for His Writing

The ideas and inspiration behind fiction stories can come from many different places including childhood and adult experiences, real life stories in the news, the work of other authors, research, and television or movies.

For author AJ Baker, his love of westerns and science fiction comes from being introduced to these genres as a child. He finds a lot of similarities in these two genres, but also some differences that allow him to explore story complexity and his own creativity. Baker's story ideas are also inspired by researching, reading, watching movies, and exploring his environment.

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