Journey to the Throne Photo Journal

 

In the beginning...back then, who would've thought I'd be a writer?

In the beginning…back then, a carefree kid with no career aspirations yet.

No clue, but I was using my imagination to create characters.
– No clue, but I was using my imagination to create characters…maybe.
Always the prankster in pics. Mom is still shocked to this day that I write.

Always the prankster in pics. Mom is still shocked to this day that I write.

This is my finished book cover. Late Spring of 2012, Bananaboat Advertising. I sketched the cover, sculpted the throne ( 30 lbs. of Crayola clay by the time I was done) and I threw in a peacock feather.

The local Book World where my book is also being sold.

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Coffee Bean Connection local coffee house also selling T.O.O. Best coffee ever and you can order online from their website cbeanc.com

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Watched the rushing river waves to calm my frustrations during the publishing stages.

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Riverwalk–Lots of inspiration piked up here.

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Finally, the finished product for the book T.O.O. Throne of Olympus Book One: Blood Bond.

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Flower arrangement centerpiece for…Ah, T.O.O. Book Launch. Arrangement and other centerpieces courtesy of Amber Moon.

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Now for the big event–T.O.O. Throne of Olympus Book Launch! Yay, it finally happened. Felt surreal (so cliche’) I know, but the feeling and the fruition knocked me off my feet. Some fans step on to the red carpet for T.O.O. Book Launch at Coffee Bean Connection Friday evening, November 30, 2012.

"Lava Cocoa from the book. Recipe on Throne of Olympus website throneof olympus.com.

“Lava Cocoa from the book. Recipe on Throne of Olympus website throneof olympus.com.

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This is me, author A.M. Day sitting at a table staring into the lens for my big brother’s camera.

First ever book signing...ever! Throne of Olympus Book One at Book World in Baraboo Dec. 2012!

First ever book signing…ever! Throne of Olympus Book One at Book World in Baraboo Dec. 2012!

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