Tuesday, December 10, 2013


It's time for Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction. This is the third book project of Jeff Vandermeer where I participate with my illustrations. Jeff and his wife Ann are doing fantastic projects/books and I’m very honored to be a part of these projects.

WONDERBOOK / Bird-Leaf / Chapter 6: Worldbuilding / Page 23

Wonderbook is the first fully illustrated creative writing guide, with over 200 full-color images, and is meant to be of use to any beginning or intermediate fiction writer–although it should be of use for all creatives and anyone who wants to recharge their imagination.” (http://wonderbooknow.com/

 There Lies the Strangling Fruit / Chapter 1: Inspiration and the Creative Life
List of participants who collaborated on this book is impressive, and it's nice to be in such creative company...

“This all-new definitive guide to writing imaginative fiction takes a completely novel approach and fully exploits the visual nature of fantasy through original drawings, maps, renderings, and exercises to create a spectacularly beautiful and inspiring object…” (http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15842650-wonderbook)

Babylon City / Chapter 5: Characterization / Page 189

“This is the kind of book you leave sitting out for all to see... and the kind of book you will find yourself picking up again and again.” – Kirkus Reviews online 

Rabbit God / Drawing / Pen and Watered Ink
Very nice interview with Jeff on this book can be found HERE – (Barnes and Noble Review) – Enjoy!