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Portrait of Corostomir: Character Art for Kindred of the Sea

Today I'm featuring a portrait of Corostomir that was sketched in pencil by an artist friend of mine, and which I scanned and digitally colored. Corostomir is the primary Point-of-View character of my up-coming release, Kindred of the Sea, and you can see the Cover Reveal for that here. Corostomir is the asexual partner of …

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Book Review: The Hidden King (The Coming of Áed) by E.G. Radcliff

The Hidden King Series: The Coming of Áed, #1 Author: E.G. Radcliff Genre: Fantasy Book Description: Áed dreams of escaping the misery of the Maze, the dismal city of his birth, but his love for his makeshift family – his partner, Ninian, and an orphaned boy named Ronan – compels him to say. When a …

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Book Review: Goldsong (The Sagathas Bard) by Beth Hudson

Goldsong Series: The Sagathas Bard, #1 Author: Beth Hudson Genre: Fantasy Book Description: A reluctant king. A legendary harp. A city divided. Traedis Atenel never expected to find herself a king. When she fled her city and her family, all she wanted was to become a bard and make her own way in the world. …

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Book Review: Effigest (Tales of the Outlaw Mages) by Amy Campbell

Effigest Series: Tales of the Outlaw Mages, #2 Author: Amy Campbell Genre: Fantasy Book Description: When the sins of the past demand payment, his magic is the price. Blaise Hawthorne never wanted to hurt anyone, and he certainly didn't want to become a weapon. When using his dangerous magic to free his outlaw friends destroys …

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Half-elf Tara-lin and Gryphon: Fan Art for Children of the Dryads by Samantha Kroese

Hello everyone! Samantha Kroese made this fan art for Children of the Dryads a while ago, and I just haven't gotten around to sharing it on here until recently! It is such a pleasure to get fan art! So here is Tara-lin with a gryphon. Tara-lin is the half-elf protagonist of Children of the Dryads …

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Book Review: The Last Prince (The Coming of Áed) by EG Radcliff

The Last Prince Series: The Coming of Áed, #2, Prequel Author: E.G. Radcliff Genre: Fantasy Book Description: In a hellish city, the fate of a young boy rests on the very thing he fears most... Robbed of his childhood by tragedy and betrayal and forced onto the streets, only fury makes young Ninian feel whole …

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Tara-lin and the Dryad Kalithalias: Art for Sorceress of the Dryads

I've had an idea of doing this scene from Sorceress of the Dryads for a while now. I'm still binging on GIMP, so I made it digitally. This is also the first time I've done a (nearly complete) humanoid face (that's not supposed to belong to something evil) that I'm reasonably satisfied with. Tara-lin is …

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