Idumea: The Worlds of Jeff Wheeler

Archive for May, 2006

YA market

Posted: Wednesday, May 17th, 2006 @ 5:17 pm in Jeff's Blog | Comments Off

I have been kicking around for the better part of a year the thought of writing a fantasy novel targeted for the YA market. Maybe it was seeing Chris Paolini’s success with Eragon or also my love of the Harry Potter novels. My own first brush with the genre started at a young age myself […]

Caspar David Friedrich

Posted: Monday, May 8th, 2006 @ 11:39 am in Jeff's Blog | Comments Off

Caspar David Friedrich was a Germany romantic painter from the 19th century. In high school, I had a paperback copy of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and it featured one of Friedrich’s famous paintings on the cover (Man and Woman Contemplating the Moon). I’ve always loved that book, and the painting has been a favorite as well. […]

The Ravenmaster

Posted: Saturday, May 6th, 2006 @ 5:40 pm in Stories | Comments Off

The inspiration for this story came from a friend of mine named Sam Andrus. He had returned from a trip to London and had purchased me a postcard from the famous Tower of London. The postcard came in a brown wrapper that described the legend of the ravens there. I did a few Google searches […]