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The Long Journey
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Exiled for the Sake of the Realm Sale
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Situational Archetypes in the Deveran Conflict Series
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Building the World of Devera

The Long Journey

My second novel is the longest and best-selling in the Deveran Conflict Series. This epic story begins with Garrick and Brenna, as they head to Marvic, Tamaria’s capital city, where he is scheduled to begin officer’s training. The demands are tough and he struggles to keep up. Brenna, separated from her boyfriend and still unfamiliar with the local language, wrestles with listless loneliness and feels spiritually adrift. She needs to find purpose, but also learns that her family, who have…

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Exiled for the Sake of the Realm Sale

Major discounts on every title in the Deveran Conflict Series are available in multiple formats through the end of May. More than a million words in the series will set you back less than $8.00. Find your copies here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/byseries/2081

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Situational Archetypes in the Deveran Conflict Series

While the title of this post may sound a bit pretentious, nothing about the way I write novels approaches the way I compose for a post-graduate class. I don’t start with the archetype and draft a plan. Writing stories is much more organic and subconsciously processed than is the case when I pen a thesis. However, since I actually teach creative writing, the idea for this post arose while preparing lessons for an English class. In my presentation, I encouraged…

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Building the World of Devera

Mapping a World It all began with a drawing. I’d been working graveyard shift as a telephone operator after graduating from high school and I had a lot of time on my hands. As I drew the outline of the Deveran continent, filled in mountain ranges, rivers and cities, my imagination conjured ideas for the people who would occupy these lands I’d created. World building is a formidable task. It’s taken me many years to flesh out the nations I…

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