Posts tagged The Seaward Isle Saga

Cover reveal: “Tangled Omens”

My book, “Tangled Omens,” has a new cover!  I love it! Alex embarks on her first mission as a Tracker, following a spy deep into the pirate stronghold of Riverton.  She doesn’t know his true identity or where to find him, only that she has to stop him before he destroys the Kingdom of Northeast […]


Cover Reveal: “The Black Elf of Seaward Isle”

I’ve just updated the cover to my first book, “The Black Elf of Seaward Isle,” the first book of the series, “The Seaward Isle Saga.” When Alex is four, the King of Agana attacks her father, Count Dumwalt, in order to learn how to use a wizard in battle.  Alex escapes with the help of two soldiers, Hamlin and Tyrone, […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Welcome to The Black Elf!

Hi!  My name is Joni Parker and I’ve written a fantasy novel for young adults called The Black Elf of Seaward Isle, scheduled for release in the spring of 2011. My inspiration for writing the book was Lord of the Rings.  I imagined myself in the book and in the movie as an Elf so […]