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Tyra Tarkush Development History

Tyra Tarkush Development History

Tyra Tarkush is the language of the creators/my world. It has its own grammar, a large ever-growing lexicon of words, and its own script. It took a few iterations and effort to get to this coherent point. This post is going to be my attempt to piece together the development history of Tyra Tarkush into some coherent groupings. I didn’t really date my notes/documents, so this is my best guess/recollection/general explanation of how Tyra Tarkush came about. It’s not in...

Jurak's Day: A New Short Story

Jurak's Day: A New Short Story

Jurak’s Day is a new short story about a Halihathrow investigator having an interesting day that quickly gets dangerous. I originally wrote some of it out in 2016 (?) and did some (?) work on it in 2017. Its premise was about a Halihathrow named Jurak having a weird day and having to unravel some conspiracy. I originally imagined it involving a time loop, somehow, but I was uncomfortable introducing that concept, so I wrote it as some weird stretch...

Commissioned Art of Farrco

Commissioned Art of Farrco

After Spellbinder was successfully done by AR Sullivan, I had Farrco commissioned! He was either going to be the easiest character ever or the hardest to get done. This is because Farrco is very geometric, static, and has more ‘elements’ to him than any other character. But he is static so there’s no pose question. He just is and my drawings of him are basically on point with articulating all of his aspects properly. I also knew what type of...

The Lost Print Copy

The Lost Print Copy

Finally The Lost in print form! It’s a slim 6x9 copy. The interior margins were too tight to the spine for my liking so I’ve adjusted it going forward. It is now up for purchase now on Lulu. I’m pleased with it. Print spine Title page Back of cover

Short Story on The Beginning of Mechanicha

Short Story on The Beginning of Mechanicha

‘The Liberation’ is the other ‘past’ short story contained in the compilation file I talked about here. Its history is more complex than the End of the Second story, though.

The Lost RELEASED!

The Lost RELEASED!

The Lost, my first ‘novella’, is finally done. After…like seven years of not really working on it, but always knowing I would, it is finally done. It feels good. I haven’t worked on / gotten the print copy yet, so that will be forthcoming.