Lanthian Map Upgrade

My latest project was upgrading my original Lanthian map for my WIP novel Captain of Fortune. The first map of Lantha was created about five months ago. It was also my very first digital map. As I working on my style, improved my drawing, and figured out what I like, I found myself looking at... Continue Reading →

Journal of Captain Elias Vonn Oaken

Taken from the journal of Captain Elias Vonn Oaken. The month names have been switched for more understandable names. There are less months in the year but they're longer. The Lanthian year runs from April to December. I hope you enjoy getting a peek through new eyes at the history of the pirate ship Starling and her... Continue Reading →

Captain of Fortune

Roanna LeRoux has many names: Lady Luck, Sin of the Sahirah, the Captain of Fortune. But her secret to success as a pirate has nothing to do with luck. Roanna can manipulate water and scry into her future. When she sets her sights on a marvel of a ship, she finds herself with a valuable... Continue Reading →

Kip Becomes a Pirate

The day had started out so promising. Blue skies. The high barrier islands made for nice scenery. Ocean mist relieved the crew from the hot sun as they worked on the back of the ship. And like the rest of the crew, Kippar had thought nothing of the other ship as they first came alongside.... Continue Reading →

How I Make a Map

Hello, friendlies! I showed off the completed picture of my Lanthian map to Twitter a couple days ago and got lots of fabulous feedback, so I thought it would be fun to post the progress of my work from start to finish. First thing's first, tools of the trade: My paper is multi-media art paper,... Continue Reading →

Murder on Arlington Avenue

The tavern was grungy to say the least, not exactly the kind of establishment one would expect a celebrated war hero to take his dinner. Yet there he sat, muddy boots up on the tabletop, a cheap pipe between his lips, and his eyes on the serving girl as she delivered a lavish spread of... Continue Reading →

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