Category Archives: Fun Facts

Elysian Chronicles Fun Facts: How I Accidentally Gave Away the Identity of a Major Book 3 Villain

It was an accident. I really didn’t mean to do it. You can blame it on me trying to put realistic details into my scenes. You can blame it on me trying to make sure readers can go back to … Continue reading

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Elysian Chronicles Fun Facts: The Story Behind Sarkon the Dragon

In Out of the Shadows, readers begin to discover a bit of the dragon culture in Heaven’s Realm. Rhys, the king of the dragons, should be the most familiar. However, one Baethir dragon named Sarkon makes a few appearances. The … Continue reading

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Fun Facts: How Jim Henson’s Dark Crystal Influenced The Elysian Chronicles

Believe it or not, Jim Henson’s movie, The Dark Crystal, had a bit of influence on both A Prophecy Forgotten and Out of the Shadows, particularly when I developed the Dungeon of Enbed. If you’ve read the books, you know … Continue reading

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Elysian Chronicles Fun Facts: Dragon Clans – The Tatsu

As stated in an earlier post about dragons, I realized that I needed to divide the dragons into races (or clans) when I was writing Out of the Shadows. Today’s post will focus on the Tatsu dragons, and I will … Continue reading

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Elysian Chronicles Fun Facts: The Day I Lost My Villain

When I was reading through the first draft of Out of the Shadows, I encountered a huge problem with the Fourth Battle for the City of Ezzer. I originally wanted my main villain [***spoiler protected***] and Davian to engage in … Continue reading

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Elysian Chronicles Fun Facts: Dragon Clans – The Baethir

As stated in an earlier post about dragons, I realized that I needed to divide the dragons into races (or clans) when I was writing Out of the Shadows. Today’s post will focus on the Baethir dragons, and I will … Continue reading

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Elysian Chronicles Fun Facts: How “Rumpelstiltskin” Influenced the Development of Cragdern’s Gnomes

Part of using familiar archetypes in any novel is making them your own. When I began developing my gnomes and their culture, I wanted to give them a few weaknesses we didn’t often read about in fairy takes and folklore … Continue reading

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