Tag Archives: Blackdog

We’re still here …

I just noticed we hadn’t posted anything for a couple of years. YEARS. Where does the time go? (Hangs head in shame.) Well, the manga project is still on hiatus; Connie is still busy at her studies; KVJ is still … Continue reading

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Blackdog on Kobo

Blackdog is now available through Kobo, for all those use prefer ebooks. Here’s the link to it. (I know, a cross-posting from thewildforest.wordpress.com — but Moth is central to both stories.) And it’s also out for Nook as well, here.

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Dandelion

It’s Spring, so here’s some Allergy-triggering lanterns. Moth and Mikki do not seem to be affected by them, though.

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The sword Lakkariss

“…a sheathed sword, lying alone in a web of ice.” Actually, this is my windshield this morning. But Moth’s Lakkariss could be under there, spinning its cocoon of frost.

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Dispatches from the writing front # 6: The Eternal Cave of Children’s Books

The “dispatches” series usually ends up on my other blog, but this post is manga-related. Connie’s been doing some research, finding setting references to fire her imagination, and last night we were talking about caves and looking at cave images … Continue reading

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Podcast on Functional Nerds — with bonus woofing

John and Patrick at Functional Nerds interviewed me about Blackdog for their podcast last week, and the interview is now up here for your listening pleasure. The white dog of wickedness decided to contribute his two cents’ worth, so for … Continue reading

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Falling in love with the dead

As Connie was working on the pages that would show Mikki as a young man (young hanyou?) telling stories of his travels to Vartu’s skeleton, bound by the Old Great Gods in his demon mother’s den (an old tribal grave-hill), … Continue reading

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a sketch — Mikki + Moth

 

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Designing the devils

Connie has been working on designs for the seven devils, who are mentioned in both “The Storyteller” and Blackdog as a legend of the world that provides the basis for many stories, all beginning, “In the days of the first … Continue reading

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Tamghat character design

Tamghat, the warlord who conquers Lissavakail and drives Attalissa and the Blackdog into exile in Blackdog, had a history before Holla-Sayan and Pakdhala ever encountered him. We won’t go into the details here — spoilers, and all that, as River … Continue reading

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