Desktop Wallpaper Crafted for You!

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Hello friends, I just received some new art in, and crafted some desktop wallpapers for you.  The first is a repurposing of the cover art.  The second is from new art, inspired by the prologue. Both wallpapers are set at a resolution of 2880×1800, but should scale down to smaller desktops. Simply click on the […]

Creative Writing and Cover Design

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I’ve been spending time with audiobooks and Photoshop. Friends, I just finished a great creative-writing audiobook from James Hynes. What a fantastic listen! Hynes touches on character development, dialogue, point-of-view, and plot development. He delivers wisdom, but also encouragement, sharing a mature perspective on a writer’s challenges, and what can be expected from the lifestyle. […]

June Update, 2017

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Progress on Looking for Dei keeps marching along! In an effort to launch the reader into the good stuff right away, I’ve shortened the prologue to just a couple of pages. I now sprinkle the backstory of the prophecy and world-building throughout the book.   As I sit here, drinking my coffee and typing away […]

How it all started

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I’ve always wanted to write a novel.  As a young man, I remember telling my friends that I was going to spend my life raising kids and writing books.  Well, I raised the kids, and now it’s time to write the books! Looking for Dei started as many novels do, with a smattering of hair-brained ideas bouncing […]

Welcome!

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Welcome to my author page, where you can join me on the journey to publishing my first novel, Looking for Dei.  In the coming months, I’ll be posting excerpts of the book to pique your curiosity, progress updates as I move forward, and a historical timeline of the novel’s development. Stay tuned! -Dave Willson