I had a pretty rough time getting together the first draft of Riding the Dragon. One of the reasons for that was actually music. I’m a musically driven sort of writer, so my writing process depends on having the “right” music. Plenty of writers make playlists and pick theme songs for their characters. I’d say my process is a step beyond that, even: I’m actively soundtracking my books. Characters...
Riding the Dragon centers on Cadfael Lewis, an ex-soldier turned farmer living on the planet Librae. Cadfael (Cad for short) hasn’t had it easy, and meeting up with Drake doesn’t make things easier for him. A Broken Soldier Cad is what most would call “a broken soldier.” (Cad tends not to think of himself this way, except when he’s feeling down on himself.) A rather horrific incident with a...
Justice and Balance: How Libra Factors in Riding the Dragon
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Genre Blender: What IS Riding the Dragon?
What's in a genre, anyway? Categorizing books can be messy, but it's still ultimately helpful for readers (and writers too).
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Cad Lewis, ex-soldier and disgraced war hero, left Earth ten years ago to start fresh on the planet Librae. He just wants to run his farm, and he mostly does ...
Until the dragon Drake comes crashing into his life.