Meet Sigga Fenn

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One of my favorite characters from the upcoming Impyrium series is Sigga Fenn, newest member of the Red Branch and a native of the savage Grislands which lie beyond the empire’s borders. No longer mystic knights, the Red Branch have become cold-blooded assassins who report only to the Divine Empress. When enemies infiltrate the palace, Sigga is assigned to protect […]

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Impyrium Updates

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Sorry for the dearth of posts but I’ve been busy working away on IMPYRIUM. Here are a few characters and creatures you’ll be seeing (to scale no less!). The book is tremendous fun and I can’t wait to share it with you. I’ll be posting the cover as soon as I get the okay from the publisher. It will be […]

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Some Impyrium characters

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While I’m writing a manuscript, I’ll take a break now and again to sketch some of the characters. Here’s a drawing from two of the main players in Impyrium: Hazel Faeregine and Dame Rascha. Hazel is one of the Faeregine triplets; direct descendants of Mina I and the granddaughters of Mina XLII (informally known as “The Spider”). Dame Rascha is […]

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Building Worlds at SCBWI

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On February 6th the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) kicked off 2015 with its winter conference in New York City. This was the third conference I’ve attended, and my first as a member of the faculty. If you’re interested in writing or illustrating children’s books, I really can’t recommend the SCBWI more highly. Writing can be a […]

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