Every so often I see an image and think, “I need to put that into a story.” The following is a prime example: I didn’t know how I was going to get a waterfall island into the novel, but I knew I had to find a way. This is Iguazú Falls, on the border of Brazil and Argentina:
Todd Lockwood, of course, is the artist behind the beautiful cover. He also did the ten interior sketches, which, sadly, I cannot post here . . . you’ll have to pick up a copy of the book to see those!
Also, if you’ve attended any of my more recent book tour events, you know that I’ve brought along dragon fossils for the “show and tell” portion of the evening. Since not everyone is able to make it to an event like that, though, I’ve photographed the fossils for all to see: