Inspiration through Discipline

Lately, writing and drawing have been at the forefront of my goals. However actually getting myself to sit down and write out my next novel or learn a new coloring technique on my drawing tablet has proven to be far more difficult than I expected. I figured there must be a problem with how I’m…

Character Design: Asandra The Bloodfire

As one of the central characters of my story, The Legend of Nariko : Mark of Silverfrost, I spent a fair bit of time trying to figure out how best to portray Asandra, The Bloodfire. Early on in the character’s inception, I was enamored with the spirit of rebellion against a tyrannical empire. The willful…

Music, The Best Distraction

Lately I’ve found most of my inspiration in music, in orchestral soundtracks that invoke a visual narrative in one’s mind. It has been the greatest source of creativity for me in the past few years, many songs inspiring some of the best written parts of my novel. One of the greatest things about music though…

New Blog!

Hi Everyone! I know its been forever since I’ve posted anything, but I’ve decided that rather than resurrecting this old blog I would start fresh with a brand new blog! My new blog is called The Written Design (Catchy isn’t it? no its not I know) thewrittendesign.wordpress.com Here I’ll still discuss everything I did before.…

New Blog Plans

Hi Everyone! Its been a while since I last posted, but life has gotten a fair bit crazier these past few months. Graduating and starting a new job, it’s hard to find time for the other parts of life. But now that things have slowed down, I can start up again. Over the past few…

Book Cover 1!

My first book, The Lost Daughter, is almost done! Still being read by test readers before it can officially be published. But hopefully it will be released very soon. I’ve been working on the cover, basically I still need to practice how to draw/color swords as it is central in this picture. But I feel…