Posts in category Backstory

Backstory: “Nasru”

Wednesday’s feature backstory this week is about Nasru, another country on the planet of Terrasol.  These backstories helped me develop my book series, The Seaward Isle Saga. During a parade of historical ships in Nasru, the last two ships are caught in a sudden storm and end up on Seaward Isle.  There are twelve survivors–Queen […]

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Backstory: The Rise of Dimont

Here’s my Wednesday feature that gives you some of the backstory for the Seaward Isle Saga. Lord Dimont is one of the most powerful men in the country of Tamron and is assigned to be the Ambassador to Nasru, a neighboring country, home to King Mortimer.  Joined by his wife, Natalia and three sons, Ellsworth, […]

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Backstory: The City of Agana

Here’s my Wednesday feature of Backstory.  It gives you some of the background material I used to write the books of the Seaward Isle Saga. The city of Agana on Seaward Isle was one of the first communities to develop.  No one was quite certain where the name came from, but there was a city […]

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Backstory: Southport

Here’s my Wednesday feature–another episode in the backstory about The Seaward Isle Saga.  As you can tell so far, there is a lot more to writing a book than just the story.  There’s the backstory. Southport is a large city along the southern coast of Seaward Isle.  It began as a cluster of huts, built […]

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Backstory: Horses

Here’s my Wednesday feature: On Seaward Isle, horses were the main form of transportation on the island, and I knew little to nothing about them.  I was born in the city of Chicago and the only horses I saw as a child were ponies at the amusement park or in a book.  As I got […]

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Backstory: The Dwarves

Here’s my Wednesday feature–the backstory about the Dwarves: Like the Elves, the Dwarves were once in the mortal world, but were shunned and left following the Elves to pursue new mining possibilities in Eledon.  The Mentors do not govern the Dwarves as are the Elves, but the Dwarves are grateful to them for allowing them […]

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Backstory: The Scinthians

Wednesday’s feature for the Seaward Isle Saga is about the Scinthians. The Scinthians were a tribe of Amazon women warriors who lived on the eastern coast of Seaward Isle.  They went to the island on purpose, unlike many of the other people there, but they, too, were caught in the storms around it and lost […]

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Backstory: Lord Odin

This is my Wednesday blog, featuring a story behind the story of the Seaward Isle Saga. As the leader of the Tree Elves, Lord Odin is in charge of one of the largest Elf clans in Eledon with over a million.  However, he isn’t a King and doesn’t want to be.  There is only one […]

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Backstory: The Titan, Themius

This is my Wednesday feature, giving you some of the backstory behind my books.  Today, Alex’s grandfather, Themius is center stage. After a particularly ferocious storm blew around Seaward Isle, the Elves found a shipwreck near Marshdale with three passengers–two were dead, a young woman between thirty and forty and a little girl about six […]

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“Backstory: The Elves”

At one time in history, the Elves lived on Earth.  They were created to help mortals with the natural world, but the mortals rejected their help.  The Mentors, the Elf Guides, led them to Eledon, a place they created for the Elves.  At this time, there were four clans of Elves, named for the four […]

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