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 am firmly convinced that she is going to go pro in a big way. Looking … More The New Cover Is Finished!
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? How useful are their powers in specific situations? Fortunately, I had a tool ready-to-hand for … More Power Games: Astra.
I thought they’d done it. I really, really did. The show started off great, with a solid, pseudo-scientific explanation for why these super-powered people had begun to appear, a conspiracy for them to fight, and a tight-knit plot leading up to a great first-season finish that held the promise of blowing the world wide open. … More Worldbuilding 201: Getting Even.