Category Archives: Informational

PUBLISHING DIARY: Oops! I started writing a new book!

PUBLISHING DIARY:  Oops!  I started writing a new book!  Okay, probably not a common complaint for most people.  I get it, but yep, it’s happened!  I started, as stated in my last blog, using a new (to me) editor called … Continue reading

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In … through … and beyond! Writing has started, again!

In … through … and beyond! – It’s probably one of the better quotes from a movie called “The Black Hole,” which while it has its flaws, is still a move I like.  The experience for me is strange, though, … Continue reading

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Check out the incredible detail in the cover of the new book, Trials of the Teldear!

One thing you may not appreciate in the artistry of someone who draws “cartoon animal pictures” is exactly how much detail a really good picture requires.  Take a look at the details of key areas of the cover to the new … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK: Trials of the Teldear is available for purchase at Amazon.com!

Trials of the Teldear is now available at Amazon.com!  This latest novel features characters and a world not yet seen in any of the Thurian Saga novels and delves into the story of one the Allarrae’s most enigmatic and interesting characters:  Teldear Dynaea. The … Continue reading

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Feasting on Memories Part 3 is now available! (Sorry for the wait!)

Feasting on Memories (Part 3) is now available!  Sorry for the wait, but we’re finally moving again!  In other news, Trials edits are complete, and now the only thing left is to get the new text formatted into the eBook format … Continue reading

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Check out this amazing, hand crafted journal with the characters from the Thurian Saga!

Check out this amazing, hand-crafted journal with the characters from the Thurian Saga!  It was created by Neko, owner and artist of Tempest Creations.  I’ve featured her work before on the Facebook page for The Thurian Saga, but this is … Continue reading

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Beyond 2 is complete, but wait … I now have a full outline for book 3?! Already?!

Beyond 2 is complete, but wait … I now have a full outline for book 3?!  Already?!  Sometimes, it’s better just to go ahead and think through what the next part of the story (in this case the conclusion) might … Continue reading

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I have finally written the fateful two words for book nine – “THE END.”

I have finally written the fateful two words for Beyond: Transformation, book NINE of the Thurian Saga!  I’m going to have to confess that this time, the end slipped up on me.  I’ve taken to going to a certain hotel … Continue reading

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There’s a new story for you to read in the Thurian Saga (and it’s free!)!

Whew!  There’s a new story – Family Gathering – posted in its entirety for your reading enjoyment at the website of the Thurian Saga! (www.jamestoddlewis.com) Thanks again to Kat Miller for the illustration and the section and chapter breaks. When the events … Continue reading

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Bonus Thuria stories update! Writing update! Update update!

There are now two complete “novelettes”* available on The Thurian Saga Bonus Story page!  How do you find the Bonus Story page?  Well, it’s easy; just hover over “The Story” menu option, and “Bonus Stories” appears!  Well, either that or just … Continue reading

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