I remember reading Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time fantasy series. Whew! Fourteen volumes, each inches thick and with sooo many characters! It was excruciating to keep track of everybody in spite of his compelling
How do you raise a hero? Falcon and Marta had three children–Warrick, Windle, and Reetha. Each of these young characters contribute heroically to development of The Dragon’s Bones saga. How did these parents help these souls grow
Consultants to aspiring authors advise that an engaging cover is essential in building a successful marketing campaign. To get an idea for mine, I spent days studying cover designs of the most successful fantasy novels.
Sidekicks perform a useful role in many novels. Don Quixote had Sancho Panza. Frodo couldn’t have succeeded without Samwise Gamgee. In The Dragon’s Bones series, Warrick has Barin. From the second scene of Wielding the Words and throughout the
Words of Power form a core concept in The Dragon’s Bones novels. These supernatural commands have remarkable capabilities. My villain, Zorasch, exercises them to subjugate and direct rampaging elephants and ferocious tigers in his defeat of the