Tag Archives: Astra

Updates, Cool Art, and Small Town Heroes Chapter Two.

Very cool art. So, first apologies. I am way behind on Small Town Heroes, for which I am very, very sorry. All I can say is a lot of things have been happening, but I have also let myself get … Continue reading

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A Light On The Horizon

Wow. Just, wow. We got a breather after taking down Villains Inc. Sort of, or a chance to change to a slow dance anyway. I missed Jacky, but the new members fitted in nicely even if sometimes I thought Watchman … Continue reading

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Wearing the Cape Giveaway!

On Wednesday, April 10th, Wearing the Cape will be available for free download from Amazon.com. So if you enjoyed the book and would like to help promote it, post this on Facebook, tweet it, etc. I would love to give … Continue reading

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Young Sentinels, Peek and Update.

Hello everyone, and sorry I’m posting so irregularly right now. Still working on Young Sentinels although I can’t give a firm release date. For one thing, YS will be the first book for which I will be paying for a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Astra, and A New Drawing!

There is something about a real book that feels more, well, real. Today my first box of Villains Inc. trade paperbacks arrived, and they look awesome. Two are going on display at Alternate Reality Comics, the store that provides me … Continue reading

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The New Cover Is Finished!

I am thrilled to unveil Wearing the Cape’s new cover-art, done by Viktoria Gavrilenko, an amazing new artist from Stockholm. You can read her profile here (http://viccolatte.deviantart.com); she has been refining her art for the past few years, and I … Continue reading

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Villainy Victorious?

It takes longer to write a novel than I thought. And you’d think I’d know better, having been through it once with Wearing the Cape. However, Hope fans will be happy to know that tonight both Villains Inc., Episode Four: … Continue reading

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Power Games: Astra.

Wearing the Cape has a big cast, most of which are superheroes. One of the biggest problems this created was the need for careful consistency. Who is the strongest hero? The fastest? How do they stack up against each other? … Continue reading

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Trope: a metaphor, example, literary device, picture–and maybe whatever else the writer wants it to mean..

I was just digging into some serious re-writing when the latest post at The King of Elfland’s Second Cousin popped up. In it, Chris rhapsodizes about the Periodic Table of Storytelling, probably one of the funniest and most creative plotting … Continue reading

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