Sunday, July 31, 2016

Novel The Dimidiums Book One Bound by Love by DM Yates

Creative people will tell you that often we're nagged by ideas. So it was with this five book series.

It was last January that the idea hit. I was dusting when I thought of a good-looking man walking down a street in a Nevada small town, and I wondered, what if he were half vampire and half human? And I even felt his name should be Trevor. Trevor Dittmar.

I was off writing the series.

Cover Image: images from Vector Backgrounds, lighthousestock, DavidSchrader and canstock,
Cover by Joleene Naylor

Didn't Jo do a great job with this cover too?

I'm not going to tell you about the book and post excerpts. I will tell you it's a fantasy romance that deals with family relationships, love, and even vampires.

I'll let the trailer explain the book for me:
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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Stepping Stones a Book of Poetry by DM Yates

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Today, I want to share with you two poems from my book of poetry, Stepping Stones to Love, Honour, and Respect.
Isn't the cover beautiful? It's another cover made for me by my talented and awesome friend, Joleene Naylor:

Joleene understood just what I wanted for my cover. I'd explained it from a dream I had. Thank you again, Joleene, for another amazing cover.

I love poetry. I always have. I was first influenced by 'A Child's Garden of Verses' by Robert Louis Stevenson.  That book sent me on my way to writing poetry.

Poetry warms the soul and it certainly does mine.

Here's a video I made where I recite two of my favorite poems from my book. If you're interested in downloading, just click the smashwords link above. If you want to purchase the book (99cents for e-readers) just click on the button to the right.

Love, Honor, and Respect to all.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Novel The Lone Hero by DM Yates

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The Lone Hero

About eight years ago, a story in Epic form came to me about 'The Halls of Aberforth', the home planet of dragons. I'm still working on it, but here is the first stanza:

Gathered the mist and the gloom and in deep fog around,
circling along halls of great Aberforth surrounds.
Warriors both young and old, waiting in the great hall,
the decisive vote for a war has brought the call.

 Another story developed from the epic, 'The Lone Hero.'

I thank Roger Lawrence and Joleene Naylor for this perfect cover.

The Lone Hero is best told in power point with the video trailer attached:
The Lone Hero from Donna DM Yates

This is the beginning tale of the Immortal Einarr's relationship with dragons and especially his closeness with his dragon father (and Grandus Leader of all Dragons), Zavat.

From 'The Lone Hero', I had to have the dragons meet with Einarr again. This time, the Immortal Einarr is born mortal on Earth and christened Lawrence Di Draco in the novel 'Lawrence of Dragon Fame' which will be out later this year.

(images from Catmando, rudall30 and canstock
cover by Joleene Naylor)

Why stories about dragons? Because I'm fascinated by the fables and legends of dragons and I thought, what if dragons really do exist? What if they have their own planet but have portals into our world?

Remember, 'The Lone Hero' is FREE through the end of July at Smashwords. Just click on the Smashwords Button. Everywhere else, it's 99cents until the end of July.

It's summer reading time. Grab one of my books and enjoy a walk through fantasy.

Love, Honor, and Respect