Mapping a Fantasy World

My next big fantasy, "Blood Princess" (working title) will require a full world map 😉 So, decided to make one from scratch. Now, I'm no geologist, but I know just a taaad about continental drift. I started with an oval of the world, drew some fault lines, and then had some land mass bleed out … Continue reading Mapping a Fantasy World

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Voting for Mockup Covers

Throughout February, I created mockup covers for my next book, The House with Two Faces (which I guess I should abbreviate to HTF, like I did with CSM).  For the first few days, I kept adding and changing things, then added and changed more covers. Here's what the first poll looked like: 1, 3, and … Continue reading Voting for Mockup Covers

Why “You’re Beautiful” Almost Didn’t Make it into The Last Winter Moon

In The Last Winter Moon, Jayse pulls Michelle -- disgruntled from injustice -- onto the back of a korelian cat, and they race up the steps of the Arriscylean palace.  He pulls her off and tells her, "You're beautiful when you're scared."  She laughs, and Jayse says, "You're even more beautiful when you smile." This almost didn't … Continue reading Why “You’re Beautiful” Almost Didn’t Make it into The Last Winter Moon

The Last Winter Moon Excerpt – The Ascension Plan

Excerpt from The Cycle of the Six Moons:  The Last Winter Moon Chapter Three:  The Ascension Plan Another excerpt from The Last Winter Moon! “You should, perhaps, be a little more concerned for yourself, Michelle, as your blood will aid my ascension as your next god.” He grabs me by my hair and drags me … Continue reading The Last Winter Moon Excerpt – The Ascension Plan

The Last Winter Moon Excerpt – The Manor in the Snow

Excerpt from The Cycle of the Six Moons:  The Last Winter Moon Chapter Fourteen:  The Manor in the Snow I got a commission/art trade from artist YAMsgarden 😀 Incidentally, it's also one of the excerpts for The Last Winter Moon. A vast, electric lamp hanging above buzzes to life. Dusty cobwebs sway beneath it. To … Continue reading The Last Winter Moon Excerpt – The Manor in the Snow

The Last Winter Moon Cover Reveal

Huzzah!  The cover art for the last book in the Cycle of the Six Moons trilogy, The Last Winter Moon!  Like with the first two books, the cover artist is Brandon Lacey, one of the conceptual artists for Fiona Frightening and the Wicked Wardrobe.  Check out more of Brandon's artwork here! blue-paint-sea.deviantart.com Like with An Eclipsing Autumn's cover … Continue reading The Last Winter Moon Cover Reveal

The Song of the Sea Angel

My friend Jeremiah George composed The Song of the Sea Angel for me 😀 https://youtu.be/f-qC6gL83fo Check out more of his stuff on his YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/JerryYT And follow him on Twitter! http://bit.ly/JerryTweets The Song of the Sea Angel was something I'd wanted composed for years.  Unfortunately, past collaborations with my musical friends fell through, and it wasn't … Continue reading The Song of the Sea Angel