Friday, January 17, 2014
Check out my new book!
Maybe it's detrimental to success in any line of work that I do, because of the lack of focus, but I am a jack of all trades. I bore easily, so when I get bored, I do something else. My inspiration for art has been low for a year or two now, so I decided to finish an old project that was part of my "previous" life as a writer. Once a writer, you can never quit being a writer. It just goes in cycles. Anyway, here is my latest epic, and it is an epic! Trials of Hallion, Two of Swords, book One is the first in a trilogy. The idea for this story came to me in 1995, and it has gradually evolved into a long story. It took me years to finish since I was a world class procrastinator! But, I had a lot of fun with it, and also the very tedious work of getting the manuscript into shape for publication. I probably had to read and revise the manuscript fifteen times! When it comes to writing, you have to be a perfectionist to get the respect of your readers. I decided to make it into an ebook since that is the future of publishing. About the cover: I found a big tree in my back yard, a live oak, and borrowed a sword from a friend who has everything. My friend/artist Photoshop wizard, Karen Heidler, helped me with the design, and this is the end product: