So, it is now 2015. Last December I achieved my great ambition of publishing a novel. By the end of this year I want to have published the second book in the Shekruvaris Trilogy: The Scepter of Ice. Right now, however, I need to do a bit of marketing for the first book.
Over the last week I’ve been working on artwork for the book trailer. Here’s a preview:
It’s a pair of yuyarni locked in combat (although, given the context of the video, they are more likely to be Ankaykari in yuyarni guise). This picture is an updated version of The Skies of Ebzazire, which I created in 2007. As you can see, the design of the yuyarni has changed since then:
The New Year is a good time for thinking about the future, but it’s also a good time to look back at what we’ve achieved. The worlds of Askamar and Udaris have been part of my life since I was sixteen, when they started out as a single rough map and a few character sketches. Back then I doubt I could have imagined the project growing so vast… but I’m delighted that it did!