Writing is a deeply personal endeavor. Authors bring much of themselves to their work, and J and K are no different. Equally personal is a reader’s experience of a story. Everyone leaves with something different. Today, J & K talk about what they hope readers of Trials of the Innermost will take from the story. J My favorite stories spirit me away to places where impossibilities become realities, to realms where my imagination grazes on fields of dreams. And yet, beneath the glittering landscape lies a shining nugget of realization that but awaits my discovery. When I find it, I know myself better. And inRead More →

Ever try to watch a movie, such as Lord of the Rings, without the soundtrack? Sounds weird, right? Music is an integral part of the way stories are told in movies. While not [yet] popular with books, they have been done. Check out the Star Wars novel, Shadow of the Empire, for example and the soundtrack here. Our talented friend and pianist, JohnWillard Utuk, has started to compose themes for our characters! Music and writing unite! We have musicianship IN our novel (read Trials of the Innermost and see) and music about our novel. Check them out below and tell us what you think. HearRead More →

Hello, seekers! Thank you to those who read our first excerpt. We have a second glimpse into the world of Etherea ready for you! Please comment with thoughts, reactions, ideas, etc. below. Don’t forget to follow us on our various social media outlets. Links will be at the bottom of this post. Share with your friends! And remember, by your compass stay true. -J&K from CHAPTER 9 The Leske road varied little. Idrilia and Kalis passed boulders of fluctuating sizes and placement while the sand and pebbles beneath them crunched in a hypnotic drone. The dry smell of soil, long devoid of nutrients, filtered throughRead More →