Tag Archives: Astra

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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