Sand Dancer

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Sand Dancer is a Young Adult fantasy novel published by Uproar Books. When her father’s murder reveals a lifetime of lies, a half-starved peasant girl must disguise herself as a young nobleman if she hopes to make her way into the heart of her enemies. But what is she truly after—the truth or revenge?

Trudie Skies - Young Adult Fantasy Author, Writer, and Blogger
Official Art
Character Art
Aesthetics
Quotes
Hartnor
Mina
Ravel
Fez
Luna
Other Characters
Sandair
Fire Magic
Items & Clothing
Shadows & Sand Wraiths
Sword Dancing

Official Art

The wonderful book cover to Sand Dancer as designed by Edouard Noisette. Sand Dancer is a young adult fantasy novel published in 2019 by Uproar Books! A tale of fire magic, sword dancing, secrets, and revenge!

Sand Dancer Book Cover

The wonderful book cover to Sand Dancer as designed by Edouard Noisette. Sand Dancer is a young adult fantasy novel published in 2019 by Uproar Books! A tale of fire magic, sword dancing, secrets, and revenge!

The back cover of Sand Dancer. A Young Adult Fantasy novel published by Uproar Books.

Sand Dancer Back

The back cover of Sand Dancer. A Young Adult Fantasy novel published by Uproar Books.

The official map of Sandair as designed by the wonderful Soraya Corcoran. A black and white version appears in the printed copy of Sand Dancer.

Sandair Map

The official map of Sandair as designed by the wonderful Soraya Corcoran. A black and white version appears in the printed copy of Sand Dancer.

Sand Dancer with big brother Wild Sun - both published by Uproar Books.

Sand Dancer and Wild Sun

Sand Dancer with big brother Wild Sun - both published by Uproar Books.

He's my attempt at bookstagram picture of Sand Dancer - a Young Adult Fantasy novel.

Sand Dancer Aesthetic

He's my attempt at bookstagram picture of Sand Dancer - a Young Adult Fantasy novel.

Look! Books! There's nothing more exciting for a writer than getting to hold their book for the first time.

Book Delivery!

Look! Books! There's nothing more exciting for a writer than getting to hold their book for the first time.

A collection of Sand Dancer paperback copies turned up with my very own Fez!

Books and Fez!

A collection of Sand Dancer paperback copies turned up with my very own Fez!

What better way to celebrate a book launch than with an edible print of your book cover? And yes, it tasted delicious!

Sand Dancer Cake!

What better way to celebrate a book launch than with an edible print of your book cover? And yes, it tasted delicious!

A small launch party I held for Sand Dancer's release on July 1st 2019 with a selection of Sand Dancer inspired food! Including cinnamon buns, figs, dates, flatbread, goats cheese, ham, and falafel.

Sand Dancer's Book Birthday

A small launch party I held for Sand Dancer's release on July 1st 2019 with a selection of Sand Dancer inspired food! Including cinnamon buns, figs, dates, flatbread, goats cheese, ham, and falafel.

Character Art

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Mina from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  The main character of Sand Dancer, Mina is a 16-year-old street rat who is adopted into the noble House Arlbond. She's got a burning need to get revenge on the prince who killed her father, but along the way she'll find herself helping the Fire Walkers too...

Character Profile: Mina

Mina from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer. The main character of Sand Dancer, Mina is a 16-year-old street rat who is adopted into the noble House Arlbond. She's got a burning need to get revenge on the prince who killed her father, but along the way she'll find herself helping the Fire Walkers too...

Prince Ravel from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  The antagonist of the series, Prince Ravel is the crown heir to Sandair and believes that all Fire Walkers (those who possess fire magic) are dangerous and should be locked away, if not killed. Main character Mina disagrees with this somewhat.

Prince Ravel

Prince Ravel from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer. The antagonist of the series, Prince Ravel is the crown heir to Sandair and believes that all Fire Walkers (those who possess fire magic) are dangerous and should be locked away, if not killed. Main character Mina disagrees with this somewhat.

Alistar from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  Ali is a Neu Bosan boy from the far away isles and is friend to Mina and Raj. He studies at the Academy and wants to be a warrior, like Mina, but he's not sure where he belongs.

Alistar

Alistar from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer. Ali is a Neu Bosan boy from the far away isles and is friend to Mina and Raj. He studies at the Academy and wants to be a warrior, like Mina, but he's not sure where he belongs.

Raj from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  One of Mina's friends from the Academy, Raj is a shy boy who'd sooner read about plants than swing a sword. He's hoping to become a Green Hand - a healer.

Raj

Raj from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer. One of Mina's friends from the Academy, Raj is a shy boy who'd sooner read about plants than swing a sword. He's hoping to become a Green Hand - a healer.

Talin from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  AKA Lord Talin and the Protector of the Path. He's a legendary hero who adopts main character Mina into the noble House Arlbond. Though he's got some secrets, too...

Talin

Talin from the young adult fantasy novel Sand Dancer. AKA Lord Talin and the Protector of the Path. He's a legendary hero who adopts main character Mina into the noble House Arlbond. Though he's got some secrets, too...

Aesthetics

An aesthetic for the next books coming in the Sand Dancer series! They'll be BLOOD! FIRE! And a little bit of death.

Coming Soon!

An aesthetic for the next books coming in the Sand Dancer series! They'll be BLOOD! FIRE! And a little bit of death.

An updated aesthetic for Book One of the Sand Dancer series, a Young Adult Fantasy of fire magic, sword dancing, secrets, and revenge! Available to buy now in ebook and paperback.

Sand Dancer

An updated aesthetic for Book One of the Sand Dancer series, a Young Adult Fantasy of fire magic, sword dancing, secrets, and revenge! Available to buy now in ebook and paperback.

An aesthetic for Book One of the Sand Dancer series, a Young Adult Fantasy of fire magic, sword dancing, secrets, and revenge! Available to buy now in ebook and paperback.

Sand Dancer

An aesthetic for Book One of the Sand Dancer series, a Young Adult Fantasy of fire magic, sword dancing, secrets, and revenge! Available to buy now in ebook and paperback.

A special aesthetic for a very special prince!

Prince Ravel

A special aesthetic for a very special prince!

A collection of Young Adult Fantasy books which have inspired Sand Dancer! What makes a strong female character?

The Warrior Women of YA Fantasy

A collection of Young Adult Fantasy books which have inspired Sand Dancer! What makes a strong female character?

A school of learning in Solus where all noble boys learn to become men.

The Academy

A school of learning in Solus where all noble boys learn to become men.

The Sun God Rahn. The Moon Goddess Lune. The Nature Goddess Gai.

Sandair's Gods

The Sun God Rahn. The Moon Goddess Lune. The Nature Goddess Gai.

The three main seasons of Sandair: Rahn's Dawn = The Summer Season, Lune's Shadow = The Rainy Season, and Gai's Seed = The "Lets plant crops and party" Season.

Sandair's Seasons

The three main seasons of Sandair: Rahn's Dawn = The Summer Season, Lune's Shadow = The Rainy Season, and Gai's Seed = The "Lets plant crops and party" Season.

The Fire Walkers are those with fire magic who are condemned to imprisonment within the Temple of Rahn. All Fire Walkers must shave their head and body hair and wear tattoos in the design of flames, though some are personalised.

The Fire Walkers

The Fire Walkers are those with fire magic who are condemned to imprisonment within the Temple of Rahn. All Fire Walkers must shave their head and body hair and wear tattoos in the design of flames, though some are personalised.

The main themes of Sand Dancer!

Sand, Fire, and Ash

The main themes of Sand Dancer!

An aesthetic for the fire magic of the Fire Walkers.

Fire Magic

An aesthetic for the fire magic of the Fire Walkers.

Aesthetic for the character of Prince Wulfhart, who will be appearing in Book Two of the Sand Dancer series. Wulfy, as he's known to his friends, is the crown prince of Hartnor and he's come all the way to Sandair to make friends with everyone. Or has he??

Prince Wulfhart

Aesthetic for the character of Prince Wulfhart, who will be appearing in Book Two of the Sand Dancer series. Wulfy, as he's known to his friends, is the crown prince of Hartnor and he's come all the way to Sandair to make friends with everyone. Or has he??

Aesthetic for the character of Garr, who will be appearing in Book Two of the Sand Dancer series. Garr is a street rat who finds himself thrown into the Temple of Rahn as a Fire Walker. He's got a loud mouth and is a pain in Mina's ass, but there's more to him than meets the eye...

Garr

Aesthetic for the character of Garr, who will be appearing in Book Two of the Sand Dancer series. Garr is a street rat who finds himself thrown into the Temple of Rahn as a Fire Walker. He's got a loud mouth and is a pain in Mina's ass, but there's more to him than meets the eye...

Aesthetic for the character of Kasara, who will be appearing in Book Two of the Sand Dancer series. Kasara is the lovely daughter of Salasar and just as stubborn as her dad.

Kasara

Aesthetic for the character of Kasara, who will be appearing in Book Two of the Sand Dancer series. Kasara is the lovely daughter of Salasar and just as stubborn as her dad.

Aesthetic for the character of Prince Ravel, the heir to Sandair and all-round bad boi. He's charming and lovely because aren't they all? He also has an interest in genocide, so ladies, I'd keep away if I were you.

Prince Ravel

Aesthetic for the character of Prince Ravel, the heir to Sandair and all-round bad boi. He's charming and lovely because aren't they all? He also has an interest in genocide, so ladies, I'd keep away if I were you.

Aesthetic for the character of Mina. The main character of Sand Dancer! She dances! With a sword! There's nothing strange about that at all!

Mina

Aesthetic for the character of Mina. The main character of Sand Dancer! She dances! With a sword! There's nothing strange about that at all!

Aesthetic for the character of Alistar. Mina's best friend and the only Neu Bosan in the academy.

Alistar

Aesthetic for the character of Alistar. Mina's best friend and the only Neu Bosan in the academy.

Aesthetic for the character of Raj. Friend to Mina, Raj would sooner study plants than wave a sword around, which is just as well since he's training to be a healer!

Raj

Aesthetic for the character of Raj. Friend to Mina, Raj would sooner study plants than wave a sword around, which is just as well since he's training to be a healer!

Aesthetic for the character of Talin. Also known as the Protector of the Path. Talin has many shadows in his past and could probably use some therapy, but instead he takes out his frustrations by killing raiders and bad guys. Sounds healthy.

Talin

Aesthetic for the character of Talin. Also known as the Protector of the Path. Talin has many shadows in his past and could probably use some therapy, but instead he takes out his frustrations by killing raiders and bad guys. Sounds healthy.

Aesthetic for the character of Iman. The stewardess of House Arlbond has many jobs. She protects Arlent, deals with all the paper work, bakes pies, and also trains annoying protagonists.

Iman

Aesthetic for the character of Iman. The stewardess of House Arlbond has many jobs. She protects Arlent, deals with all the paper work, bakes pies, and also trains annoying protagonists.

Aesthetic for the character of Jonan. The sworn guardian of Talin, Jonan is a grumpy guy but he has reasons to be grumpy.

Jonan

Aesthetic for the character of Jonan. The sworn guardian of Talin, Jonan is a grumpy guy but he has reasons to be grumpy.

Fez

Aesthetic for the character of Fez. A cute fennec fox who likes to cause trouble. He's not a pet, though!

Aesthetic for the character of Dustan. The father of our main character, Mina. It's a bad time to be a parent in a Young Adult Fantasy novel, that's all I'm gonna say.

Dustan Hawker

Aesthetic for the character of Dustan. The father of our main character, Mina. It's a bad time to be a parent in a Young Adult Fantasy novel, that's all I'm gonna say.

Aesthetic for the character of Salasar. Also known as the fabled Sword of Solus. He's a loyalist who serves his king, but he doesn't care for honour or politics. He'll straight up insult you to your face.

Salasar

Aesthetic for the character of Salasar. Also known as the fabled Sword of Solus. He's a loyalist who serves his king, but he doesn't care for honour or politics. He'll straight up insult you to your face.

Aesthetic for the character of Gareth. He's a Hartnord, the only one in Sandair in fact, and he serves King Khaled by using his Sight to detect his enemies.

Gareth

Aesthetic for the character of Gareth. He's a Hartnord, the only one in Sandair in fact, and he serves King Khaled by using his Sight to detect his enemies.

Aesthetic for the character of Prince Rais. The younger Prince, he hides behind his brother's shadow and will eventually need to step up.

Prince Rais

Aesthetic for the character of Prince Rais. The younger Prince, he hides behind his brother's shadow and will eventually need to step up.

Aesthetic for the character of Khaled, the King of Sandair. As far as Young Adult Fantasy kings go, he's not actually evil or bad! But perhaps a little misguided.

King Khaled

Aesthetic for the character of Khaled, the King of Sandair. As far as Young Adult Fantasy kings go, he's not actually evil or bad! But perhaps a little misguided.

Aesthetic for the character of Cyrus, friend of Prince Ravel and Cyrus, and an Academy bully.

Cyrus

Aesthetic for the character of Cyrus, friend of Prince Ravel and Cyrus, and an Academy bully.

Aesthetic for the character of Zavar, one of Prince Ravel's cousins and an Academy bully.

Zavar

Aesthetic for the character of Zavar, one of Prince Ravel's cousins and an Academy bully.

Aesthetic for the character of Leila, the High Priestess of Rahn.

Leila

Aesthetic for the character of Leila, the High Priestess of Rahn.

The snowy northern kingdom. The Hartnords are a strong and hardy lot who take themselves serious and follow a strict religion. They also have an ability to see more than most men.

Hartnor

The snowy northern kingdom. The Hartnords are a strong and hardy lot who take themselves serious and follow a strict religion. They also have an ability to see more than most men.

The tropical isles of Neu Bosa exist in the oceans to the west of Sandair and Hartnor and are home to the Neu Bosan, a cheerful group of people who have invented their own steam powered technology.

Neu Bosa

The tropical isles of Neu Bosa exist in the oceans to the west of Sandair and Hartnor and are home to the Neu Bosan, a cheerful group of people who have invented their own steam powered technology.

The Kingdom of Sandair is located to the south and home to three main regions and various tribes. They're an extroverted people full of life and energy. Some of them also possess deadly fire magic.

Sandair

The Kingdom of Sandair is located to the south and home to three main regions and various tribes. They're an extroverted people full of life and energy. Some of them also possess deadly fire magic.

The Solands is the norther region of Sandair with vast plains, rocky mountains, and the capital city. It also borders with Hartnor to the north.

The Solands

The Solands is the norther region of Sandair with vast plains, rocky mountains, and the capital city. It also borders with Hartnor to the north.

The vast desert of Sandair, where our story begins.

The Duslands

The vast desert of Sandair, where our story begins.

The western region of Sandair and home to the largest forests. We explore Gaisland in book two of Sand Dancer!

Gaisland

The western region of Sandair and home to the largest forests. We explore Gaisland in book two of Sand Dancer!

Aesthetic for Solus, the capital city of Sandair also known as the Jewel of Sandair. Solus is home to the Academy and the Solaran royal family, and where the majority of Sand Dancer takes place.

Solus

Aesthetic for Solus, the capital city of Sandair also known as the Jewel of Sandair. Solus is home to the Academy and the Solaran royal family, and where the majority of Sand Dancer takes place.

Aesthetic for the town of Arlent, an oasis hidden behind a canyon in desert, and the home of House Arlbond.

Arlent

Aesthetic for the town of Arlent, an oasis hidden behind a canyon in desert, and the home of House Arlbond.

Aesthetic for the city of Khalbad, the hometown of Mina Hawker and where the story of Sand Dancer begins.

Khalbad

Aesthetic for the city of Khalbad, the hometown of Mina Hawker and where the story of Sand Dancer begins.

Quotes

A quote from Chapter 1 of the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

Chapter One

A quote from Chapter 1 of the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

Mina Hawker

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

Mantra

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  The desert, also known as the Duslands, are home to raiders, tribesmen, and plenty of sand. The Duslanders believe sand is created by the ashes of the fallen, and so when you leave the desert, the sands - and your ancestors - travel with you.

The Desert

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. The desert, also known as the Duslands, are home to raiders, tribesmen, and plenty of sand. The Duslanders believe sand is created by the ashes of the fallen, and so when you leave the desert, the sands - and your ancestors - travel with you.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  Rahn is the father of all Sandarian. He is the sun, and father of fire, blood, and battle.

Rahn, the Sun God

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. Rahn is the father of all Sandarian. He is the sun, and father of fire, blood, and battle.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  Lune is the goddess of water, night, and women. Her season is the rainy season and she is considered to be the patron of all women and her temples serve as a shelter for abused and abandoned women.

Lune, the Goddess of Night

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. Lune is the goddess of water, night, and women. Her season is the rainy season and she is considered to be the patron of all women and her temples serve as a shelter for abused and abandoned women.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  Gai is the goddess of nature, healing, fertility, and children. Her season is Gai's Seed, the spring season, when farmers sow their seeds. Her temple acts as a hospital and trains healers.

Gai, the Goddess of Nature

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. Gai is the goddess of nature, healing, fertility, and children. Her season is Gai's Seed, the spring season, when farmers sow their seeds. Her temple acts as a hospital and trains healers.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

Amber Eyes

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

On Bravery

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  Fire Magic is a rare ability in Sandair, and those with this power are called Fire Walkers and are locked away for the safety of everyone else.

Fire Magic

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. Fire Magic is a rare ability in Sandair, and those with this power are called Fire Walkers and are locked away for the safety of everyone else.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  Blood fire is the name given to fire magic - the ability to covert one's own blood into lethal fire.

Blood Fire

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. Blood fire is the name given to fire magic - the ability to covert one's own blood into lethal fire.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  Sand dancing is a type of sword dancing among the desert tribes of Sandair. The main character of Sand Dancer is someone from those tribes, and she takes up the dance as naturally as breathing.

Sword Dancing

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. Sand dancing is a type of sword dancing among the desert tribes of Sandair. The main character of Sand Dancer is someone from those tribes, and she takes up the dance as naturally as breathing.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  Once a year, the noble Houses gather to host a tournament. Each House must enter a combatant to prove they still have the strength to lead and protect their people. Houses which fail to provide a combatant may lose their power.

The Tournament

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. Once a year, the noble Houses gather to host a tournament. Each House must enter a combatant to prove they still have the strength to lead and protect their people. Houses which fail to provide a combatant may lose their power.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

On Words

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  When someone joins a noble House, they make a blood bond which permanently binds them to that House and the members within. Those who take the bond can feel the essence of other members - their innermost soul.

Blood Bonds

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. When someone joins a noble House, they make a blood bond which permanently binds them to that House and the members within. Those who take the bond can feel the essence of other members - their innermost soul.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  A Houseman is a noble man who is a member of a House, often a rich and privileged family. It's the Houses who own and run their towns, and who decide the laws. Many have no choice but to live under Houseman rule.

Housemen

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. A Houseman is a noble man who is a member of a House, often a rich and privileged family. It's the Houses who own and run their towns, and who decide the laws. Many have no choice but to live under Houseman rule.

A quote from Chapter 4 the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

The Duslands

A quote from Chapter 4 the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from Chapter 3 of the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  When main character Mina first meets Prince Ravel.

The Antagonist

A quote from Chapter 3 of the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. When main character Mina first meets Prince Ravel.

A quote from Chapter 10 of the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  In the world of Sandair, the rainy season lasts about three months and is known as Lune's Shadow. Most desert dwellers love the rain, but not Mina.

The Rains of Lune's Shadow

A quote from Chapter 10 of the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. In the world of Sandair, the rainy season lasts about three months and is known as Lune's Shadow. Most desert dwellers love the rain, but not Mina.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  In the world of Sandair, Fire Walkers are considered to be monsters. Those with fire magic who have the power to burn homes and people.

A Monster

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. In the world of Sandair, Fire Walkers are considered to be monsters. Those with fire magic who have the power to burn homes and people.

Hartnor

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Mina

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Ravel

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Fez

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Luna

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Sandair

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Fire Magic

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Items & Clothing

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Shadows & Sand Wraiths

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Sword Dancing

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The wonderful book cover to Sand Dancer as designed by Edouard Noisette. Sand Dancer is a young adult fantasy novel published in 2019 by Uproar Books! A tale of fire magic, sword dancing, secrets, and revenge!

Sand Dancer Book Cover

The wonderful book cover to Sand Dancer as designed by Edouard Noisette. Sand Dancer is a young adult fantasy novel published in 2019 by Uproar Books! A tale of fire magic, sword dancing, secrets, and revenge!

The back cover of Sand Dancer. A Young Adult Fantasy novel published by Uproar Books.

Sand Dancer Back

The back cover of Sand Dancer. A Young Adult Fantasy novel published by Uproar Books.

The official map of Sandair as designed by the wonderful Soraya Corcoran. A black and white version appears in the printed copy of Sand Dancer.

Sandair Map

The official map of Sandair as designed by the wonderful Soraya Corcoran. A black and white version appears in the printed copy of Sand Dancer.

Sand Dancer with big brother Wild Sun - both published by Uproar Books.

Sand Dancer and Wild Sun

Sand Dancer with big brother Wild Sun - both published by Uproar Books.

He's my attempt at bookstagram picture of Sand Dancer - a Young Adult Fantasy novel.

Sand Dancer Aesthetic

He's my attempt at bookstagram picture of Sand Dancer - a Young Adult Fantasy novel.

Look! Books! There's nothing more exciting for a writer than getting to hold their book for the first time.

Book Delivery!

Look! Books! There's nothing more exciting for a writer than getting to hold their book for the first time.

A collection of Sand Dancer paperback copies turned up with my very own Fez!

Books and Fez!

A collection of Sand Dancer paperback copies turned up with my very own Fez!

What better way to celebrate a book launch than with an edible print of your book cover? And yes, it tasted delicious!

Sand Dancer Cake!

What better way to celebrate a book launch than with an edible print of your book cover? And yes, it tasted delicious!

A small launch party I held for Sand Dancer's release on July 1st 2019 with a selection of Sand Dancer inspired food! Including cinnamon buns, figs, dates, flatbread, goats cheese, ham, and falafel.

Sand Dancer's Book Birthday

A small launch party I held for Sand Dancer's release on July 1st 2019 with a selection of Sand Dancer inspired food! Including cinnamon buns, figs, dates, flatbread, goats cheese, ham, and falafel.

A quote from Chapter 1 of the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

Chapter One

A quote from Chapter 1 of the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

Mina Hawker

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

Mantra

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  The desert, also known as the Duslands, are home to raiders, tribesmen, and plenty of sand. The Duslanders believe sand is created by the ashes of the fallen, and so when you leave the desert, the sands - and your ancestors - travel with you.

The Desert

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. The desert, also known as the Duslands, are home to raiders, tribesmen, and plenty of sand. The Duslanders believe sand is created by the ashes of the fallen, and so when you leave the desert, the sands - and your ancestors - travel with you.

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer.  Rahn is the father of all Sandarian. He is the sun, and father of fire, blood, and battle.

Rahn, the Sun God

A quote from the Young Adult Fantasy novel Sand Dancer. Rahn is the father of all Sandarian. He is the sun, and father of fire, blood, and battle.