Monday, February 18, 2013

The Dragon Empire by Heather McCorkle

Today we're celebrating the release of Heather McCorkle's fantasy novel, The Dragon Empire! For today's stop Heather is answering the following question:

Why write from a dragon's point of view?

Heather: Dragons have fascinated me since I was very little. They are well covered in literature but it's rare to find a story written from their point of view. I wanted to give voice to the creature that has captured my imagination so completely.

Here is a bit about it:

On Yacrana dragons are the advanced species. But advanced doesn't always mean civilized...

There's trouble in the Dragon Empire, the kind that could start a war between dragons and the races of people. Hidden factions of dragons believe they should rule the lesser races, not simply stand aside and allow them to develop as they will. Having lived so long in peace, the Emperors turn a blind eye, many oblivious that such attitudes even exist.

Despite being only an architect class, emerald dragon, Grendar is willing to risk banishment and death to stop that which his rulers refuse to see. The hope of peace lies not within the scaled breast of a dragon however, but within the hands of a group of people. But if the hidden factions have their way, these people won’t live to fulfill such a destiny. With a reluctant seer at his side, Grendar must leave his precious Empire for the outside world to save those that will one day save his kind.

While The Dragon Empire is for ages young adult and up, it does contain mild violence and some difficult subject matter. 

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  1. That is such an awesome point of view to write from. I've been thinking about writing a PB from an animal's perspective, or maybe a chapter book. Hmmm....

    1. You should! That sounds like such a fun read. I'd love it!

  2. Being a huge fan of the Dragonrides of Pern series, I love the idea of writing from the dragon's point of view.

  3. The story sounds fantastic! Good luck.

  4. I love dragons. =) Sounds like a great story.


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