To Steal the Dragonrod (soon to be published) For the longest time, I thought that cover art was a huge problem for me. Or art in general. In real life, I can manage stick figures and poorly drawn houses. That’s it. In the world of digital art, I drew some – much better but still bad – pictures for an adventure game I programmed in the 1980s. Yes, that long ago. In 2019, though, I finally took the plunge and tried to actually learn how to draw on the computer. The best advice here, of… Read More »Evolution of a Cover in Digital Art
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Crime: Kyle Matthews, Homicide I just released my first book, The Squared Circle Murders, on Amazon. The first novel in the (uh, planned) Kyle Matthews, Homicide series, it was originally written in 2001. (Thus it is now a historical novel, I guess.) Currently, I’m working on the sequel, with the imaginative working title Cold Case. It opens with your regular day – get up, shower, drive to work, dead hooker, chat with colleagues. Well, fine, more regular for Kyle, that is… This story is more of a cozy murder mystery than the hard-boiled action it… Read More »What am I working on?