Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Back cover blurbs

   This week I will get back to the supposed purpose of this blog, and talk a little bit about my fantasy writing. I was tempted to join in on the reader immersion discussion, but since several others agree with my opinion, I'll just let it go at that.
   As I may have mentioned before, I play the scenes over and over in my head until I feel that everything is handled the way I want it, and then put it on paper. I normally work in two or three chapter increments, and since I'm getting close to the end of my novella "The Path of Exile', the last chapters are on the back burner for awhile.
   I'm making some progress on my epic fantasy, but it's slow going because of the multiple plot lines and a large number of characters. My publisher would like to add a short story I wrote to one of her anthologies, but it needs to be longer. I've been trying to add words that enhance the story, and not just end up as filler.
   What I would like to share this week is a back cover blurb I put together for "Eyes of the Deluti".
Any comments would be appreciated as to whether this sounds interesting or how I could make it better. Thanks for taking the time to read!

Many generations have passed since all but the last of the Deluti Lords were destroyed in a decade’s long war between the High Lord Demitrios and his brother Scorpios, the Dark Lord of the South. Five amulets of immense power were dispersed through-out the two continents until a time when the blood of the Deluti would re-emerge and reveal itself.

The Ancient One has known for some time that Navon d’Roddell, the youngest son of a minor Baron, was chosen to receive the first amulet. He sent several non-humans to watch over young Navon on his journey north to learn of his heritage. The Scarred Mage, twin brother to the Ancient One, also knew and had sent one of his sorcerers to either kill or preferably capture young d’Roddell. Unbeknownst to either brother, the second amulet had chosen Princess Sofia Salidoris to be its next wearer once she learned to control her anger, buried deep inside.

Join them as Navon is plunged into situations that test the limits of his compassion and Sofia’s temptation to use her new found power becomes more than she can bear.

1 comment:

  1. I think you're on the right track, but I would tentatively suggest reducing the amount of people being referenced, as it quickly became difficult to follow.