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THE PROPHECY SIX SERIES

Word Counts and Part Reflection

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Almost done part one… I know I said that last time but my Gods it is taking longer than I planned. Still, I am proud to announce that I’m at 19k… which is 9k more than my last update.

I also got an amazing image drawn of the new Six – Gornard Stoneborn (AKA: Red) – who you will get to meet in the new book. He’s interesting and I can’t wait to explore his character further once I get to the part he enters. That… will likely be in a few more weeks. Here is the image of him:
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He was drawn by the very talents Masha (here information found HERE). Masha has been my go to artist for all my other Six concepts (Liora and Emery). I have nothing but praise for her talents and can’t wait to have her draw my other three members once I get working on their books.

Oh! I also reached 130 followers on Instagram. Fun… since I have only started regularly posting on that. It has taken me a while to get an grasp on what I should be sharing and I still have little ways to go before I’m at my personal goal. I also need to find ways to boost my book exposure on Amazon, so if any of you have suggestions leave them in the comments below.

I think that’s about it for now…

Weekly update out!

Until next time – toodles!

Expanding the world of Gaitan one story at a time

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So, I’ve realized that I write a lot that doesn’t make it into the books I publish. These could be scenes that I’ve cut out, or scenes I’ve created that just never make it to the final draft. I have even written small stories about the adventures of characters that will never be granted the pleasure of being part of the Prophecy Six Series asides from being briefly mentioned in one of Liora’s books of choice in some random chapter.

That changed today.

As I was working on book three – SoLK – I came up with an idea for a short story that followed Liora and her interactions with the Southern King’s dragon. For those that know, Liora is an animal person. She fell for the feathery bird-lions of the north and grew up with the scale wing snakes of the south. No creature can escape Liora’s desire to show them love, no matter how hard they may try. That is why I had to write this short story… which had now led me to a rabbit hole that I cannot escape from.

I know I should be working on SoLK, and I’m almost done Part One, (super psyched about that), but these short stories are opening my mind to the world I created in a whole new way. I’m learning the history of the world and how certain cultures were shaped. I’m taking key figures mentioned in the books, (Evrin, Berk, Kanrow, and of course Har), and turning them into stand alone adventures away from the P6 Series. I’m exploring personalities and places that I never would have imagined, all because of the idea of writing short stories.

I don’t know where this is going to go, but I’m having too much fun to stop.

Anyways, back down the rabbit hole I go! XD

Until next time – toodles! ^.^

Child of the Light by D.M. Wiltshire | Book Review

The wonderful McKenzie from Bookishthingsandtea blog just reviewed Child of the Light. I understand where she became frustrated with the first book but I do appreciate her honesty and was pleased to hear that she did enjoy reading it. I look forward to hearing her opinion on book two that will be coming out Dec 20th, 2016.
If you want to read more amazing reviews or are interested in learning more about McKenzie/ her blog click HERE!

Bookish Things and Tea

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“I want you to be careful. Words are powerful things, and can hurt people worse than any weapon.”

Blurb (Goodreads)- The world of Gaitan is used to conflict. War has been common place between the northern and southern countries for centuries, but it isn’t their hatred which led to the city of Morza’s demise. The Chaos Singers would say the Gods came down and cleansed the land in a brilliant light to prepare for the ending of the Era. The common folk would say it was an explosion from the evening’s festivities gone wrong. The truth is no one knows what happened that night. Except one. Searching for the cure to the Northern prince’s sickness, Caldor Lefwid discovers the footprints of a lone survivor in the ruins of Morza. With help from his trusted friend, Caldor begins the journey to find the last survivor of Morza and the…

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Dialogue Prompt: Disguise Themselves

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“Mean people don’t bother me,” she rinsed her hands, flicking away the water before patting them dry on the front of her dress. “What bothers me are the ones that disguise themselves as nice.”

She glared across the room at the man leering at the injured men scattered across the temple she had turned into a makeshift infirmary. He pretended to care but would have order them all executed so not to waste his time if she wasn’t there to intervene.

Gaitan Map: The Mountain City of Morza

Hello World Out There World!

I thought I’d share with you another update I’ve done to the P6 official website. As it is a canon site for the P6 world I try to update it with fun and interesting information that helps form a deeper connection between my readers and the series. So, here is my most recent update on one of the most mentioned cities in the P6 series so far – Morza! Click HERE to be taken to the main page about the history of these people.

Also some exciting news. Only four months until book 2 is out!! Super excited about that. Anyways, enjoy. 🙂

 

Building Gaitan: The Stonework of Stone Creek

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This week I have updated the official canon site for the Prophecy Six Series and my focus has been to complete all the areas in the Western Valley. I only have a few places left but today I’m focusing on one of them. The Stonework of Stone Creek. If you are interested in learning more about this small place in the Valley click HERE!

Until next time stay safe, be creative, and as always toodles ya’ll! ^.^

Building Gaitan: City of Demor

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Today has been a busy day of updating the official Prophecy Six website.

I’ve just posted a little bit of history/ geography to the Maps page and wanted to let you know about it. This page focuses on the cities, villages, and fortresses of Gaitan. These places play a big role in how everyone acts and helps show how diverse this world actually is.

So, if you are interested in learning more about the World of Prophecy Six Series click HERE!!

Why do I use this quote?

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If you’ve been following this blog since its creation the quote, “Every great person was a child once,” will be familiar. This has been the main quote used when it comes to talking about the Prophecy Six Series, but I never have explained why I chose this quote.

To understand the quote I’ll need to break down the series a little bit for you, and those who haven’t read the first book so everyone is one the same page:

Prophecy Six is a YA fantasy about a group of children given powers from the Gods to bring change to their world filled with chaos and war. Each book of this six book series is focused on finding members of ‘The Six’ and trying to find their purpose in this incredibly vague prophecy.

The first book focuses around the discovery of the first child – Child of the Light – who becomes the main protagonist for the series.

The book series follows the MP (Main protagonist) through a variety of challenges that shape her into the leader The Six need to complete the Prophecy. The readers basically get to see her change and grow from a scared, abandoned survivor of a murdered people into someone people admire and strive to become.

This quote also encompasses the rest of The Six.

They’re all children and all have potential to become someone great even if the world underestimates them. It is with each others help and from those that they befriend along the way that they grow to shape the world for the better… or for the worse – reflective of how our world works.

Our leaders, our role-models were children once. They were all doubted, challenged, shaped, lost – and it took someone believing them, seeing their potential, that helped them become those that shaped our world.

That is why I chose that quote because every child has the potential to become someone great even if the world is against them.

Where did my intro come from?

If you’ve been following me for a while you’ve probably noticed that recently at the start of all my posts I’ve been writing “Hello World Out There World!” Some of you may not care about this new intro, while others may be curious as to why I started using it.

Where did it come from? What is the point? Is there a reason?

Yes… to all of these questions.

About two years ago, before I started this blog, my mom and I were going through old VHS tapes during Christmas. These tapes were of my formative years between the ages of six months to three years. There were a lot of tapes due to the reason my parents moved to California after I was born for my dad’s work. Since all of our family was in Canada, my mom and dad would record my shenanigans for my grandparents to watch.

My mother was a stay-at-home mom at the time. She spent all day with me – a human who couldn’t speak – and so during one of the taping sessions my dad was recording my mother asking how her day was and to say hello. Tired from dealing with me all day my mom replied, “Hello World Out There World”, and hence my intro was born.

As a twenty-something watching childhood videos with her mother I found this hilarious and soon it became a thing to say around the house. Whenever I would say it to my mom we would laugh, and carry on with what we were doing.

Now, about a year ago, before I started this blog I lost my mother. She passed away and it hit me really hard, as I lost not only the person who gave me so much but also my best friend. Her death made me realize life was short and that I should take the chances I always wanted to take – that was mostly publishing a book. It was one thing I knew if I died I would have regretted not doing. So, I pushed myself to publish Child of the Light. I had no idea it was going to be so hard… I had no idea it was going to be so much work, but I don’t regret doing it.

Flash forward to now, I’m working on book 2, trying to build a brand and trying to figure out how I want to portray myself to all of you. I have always been my honest self on this. You’ve seen my ups and downs over the last year… but it is hard to share my silly self with all of you. So, that’s why I started to start my posts with ‘Hello World Out There World.”

When I was with my mom I was silly, weird, wacky… what-have-you… and that’s what I want to be with you. I want to share my experiences, I want to motivate you to do what you want to do, I want you to live without regrets and take the chances you may have been afraid to take. That’s what these posts are about… at least what I try to make this blog about…

Anywho… that is where my intro came from and why from now on most posts will start with that. Now, though, I must make dinner and curl up near the air conditioner in hopes of beating this heatwave that’s happening.

So, until next time – Toodles!

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