• What I was doing when I was creating my werewolves is really basing them on a wild wolf pack, as much as possible. It's not as if being bitten brings you in, but what it does is that it strengthens that instinct for pack. It strengthens that instinct to need to be with others who are like you, and to form tight bonds, as an actual wolf pack does.

    "Author Kelley Armstrong Talks Bitten, Her Inspiration for the Book, Original Interpretation of Werewolves, Reading the Show’s Scripts & Possibly Writing Scripts". Interview with Christina Radish, January 20, 2014.