Excerpt From The Mists of Arathia

Excerpt From The Mists of Arathia

Back in 2021, I entered a publishing competition hosted by Inkfort Press: the Publishing Derby. The idea was that up to 100 writers could enter the competition, get a free book cover under an assigned alias, and start over from scratch without anyone knowing who they...
Art of the Yokai Calling Cover

Art of the Yokai Calling Cover

Three years after the original publication of Spirit of the Dragon, on the verge of publishing Blood of Dragons and concluding the Yokai Calling series, I began my hunt for a cover artist for the omnibus edition of the series. I wanted to go big because until that...
The Evolution of a Book’s Cover Design

The Evolution of a Book’s Cover Design

Today marks the 4th birthday of Spirit of the Dragon! Woah, I can hardly believe that four years ago today, I officially became a published author. It’s been a wild ride with highs and lows, bumps and turns, but what’s stayed true from the very beginning...
On Ghostwriting

On Ghostwriting

I write significantly more words a year than I publish. For the last few years, I’ve easily reached a million words a year, often leaping and bounding over that desirable number without a second thought. And yet only a fraction of those words are ones...
Tolkien’s Place In Escapist Literature

Tolkien’s Place In Escapist Literature

Back when I was still in university (I graduated in 2020), the English department ran a limited-time literature study on Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings. Obviously, as a long-time fantasy reader, I had to get in on that class! While I can’t say that Tolkien...

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