Author: dave

New Map for the Continent

Quite a few years ago, while I was still working on the first Draft of The Apprentice, I sat down and did a rough map for the planet Klastra and the continent of Skryla, where the action takes place in the trilogy. A couple of years later I got serious and took my hand drawn …

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Journeyman Illustration

While the demons show up in every volume of the trilogy, a new type character shows up in Journeyman, The Charzen. Think of them as a super powered human in the service of the demons (after having paid quite a price for the privilege.). Anyhow, here’s my artist’s take on a Charzen. Also, I’m considering …

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First Draft Journeyman is Done!!!!!

The last three months I have been pushing so hard to finish this book (or at least get the first draft done, since, editing still needs to happen, sigh). It has been a crazy effort and at times I felt like I was in the desert chasing after a heat mirage. Why, you ask? Well, …

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My Book Is Officially on Sale!

My Book Is Officially on Sale!

To buy my fantasy novel The Apprentice to Zdrell, here are my current links: (print and e-book) Audible US (audio book) , Audible UK URL , Audible FR , Audible DE Amazon AU ,   Amazon JP , Amazon UK  , Amazon DE Thoughts on the day of my book’s release I never would …

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International Pre-sales!?

International Pre-sales!?

One of the interesting things about having my book up for pre-sale is that Amazon gives you some pretty detailed information on how many people have purchased  and where they’ve purchased. Apparently, I’ve written a book with international appeal. Who knew? So far I’ve had pre-orders from the UK, Germany, Japan, and Australia, in addition …

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I now know why people pay others to format their e-books

Formatting an e-book looks like it should be easy. I mean, Amazon makes it sound pretty simple, and if you have an all-text novel like mine it should be a snap, right? Not so much. As in everything, the devil is in the details. There are lots of different tools available and every one has …

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