A recent reviewer said “Dropping Into Darkness” reminded them of author Terry Pratchett.
The bad news is Terry’s books aren’t for everyone. He has a readership of a mere 85 million people. I’m a fan though, so in defence of Terry (and anyone kind enough to compare me to Terry), I’ve put together some of my favourite quotes from his books.
I’ve had many questions and comments about the cover illustration for my book, “Dropping Into Darkness”.
The fictional bridge on the cover (can’t say more about its importance without spoiling the plot) was inspired by a real-life bridge, the Trift Bridge in the Swiss Alps. That is a giddily narrow, high, thin, spidery foot bridge. A thing of insubstantial ropes and cables and planks. 570 meters (1700 feet) long and swaying in the wind 100 meters (300 feet or 10 storeys) up in the sky over a glacial gorge.
I started with an open source digital line drawing tool called “Inkscape”.