Tag: Project IOLF

Sea of Twisted Souls – How Did the Cover Come About?

Sea of Twisted Souls – How Did the Cover Come About?

Today’s the big day! Release day! Now the trilogy is complete (again)! I hope you’ll take a look at the Mystical Island paperbacks and consider adding them to your collection. Today, I’d like to talk about the final book’s cover. Like the title, the Sea of Twisted Souls cover gave me more trouble than the …

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COFE Staycation – Evolution of Catilen and the Island

COFE Staycation – Evolution of Catilen and the Island

I’ve talked a lot about how the island in the Mystical Island Trilogy is a character in its own right (we even named the series after it). We established early on that the island’s personality and desires are shaped largely by the person it is connected to. In the first book, that meant Sentomoru. Of …

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COFE Staycation – How Did the Cover Come About?

COFE Staycation – How Did the Cover Come About?

As I mentioned during the IOLF blog tour, I made a lot of mistakes the first time I designed the Mystical Island covers. Not the least of which was the color scheme (faded instead of bright), the art style (simple vector instead of illustration or photomanipulation) and utter failure to include any of the characters …

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COFE Staycation – Where Did the Idea Come From?

COFE Staycation – Where Did the Idea Come From?

I’m back! Did you miss me? In July, I finally released my first paperback. Today I’m pleased to announce that it’s companion is on the way. Crossroads of Frozen Eternity, the second book in the Mystical Island Trilogy, will be available to purchase on September 18th – that’s one week from today! When I released …

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