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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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“Magic on the Edges” Guest Post on Fantasist Enterprises

Magic—not spells and hurled fireballs, but that inspiring combination of wonder, awe, and excitement that drives artistic creation—is, for me, born on the edges of things. Edges mean boundaries and borders, tension and change and flow. In the landscapes of … 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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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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Blackdog and White Dog

Three rousing cheers, champagne and fireworks … okay, cheese and crackers, not fireworks. Might frighten the neighbours. My author copies of Blackdog have arrived. There’s nothing quite like that first moment of opening a box and viewing those shiny copies … Continue reading

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A digital storyboard

It’s been a while since we actually posted anything about the manga progress. Now that summer’s here (not that you’d know it by the weather down east), we hope we’ll begin getting some pages produced. Meanwhile, I thought it would … Continue reading

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Blackdog page on the Pyr Website

Slowly, the release of Blackdog creeps closer … Only three months to go. Blackdog now has its very own page on the Pyr website. Check it out here!

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New Blackdog Website!

Cue trumpet fanfare! My new website for Blackdog is now up and running. The website designer did a great job coming up with a design that complements the beautiful Swanland cover. Blackdog comes out in September, but it’s available for … Continue reading

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Heroes and Sex

My stories tend to start with a character in a situation. I don’t know exactly what’s going to happen to them, and if I have an idea where they’re going, I don’t usually know how they’re going to get there. … Continue reading

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