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Introduction to Frankenstein

Introduction to Frankenstein by David Sheppard,¬†Volume I in the Tales of the Mythic World series. In the summer of 1816, five young people came together on the shores of Lake Geneva to spend the summer. It would be one of … Continue reading

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The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer

  The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer, A Novel of a ’50s Family by David Sheppard. (Now Available Online) The Escape of Bobby Ray Hammer is a second generation Grapes of Wrath novel in that Bobby’s parents migrated to California … Continue reading

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The Mysteries – Volume One: Daughter of Darkness

The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis. Volume One: Daughter of Darkness by David Sheppard (Now available online.) The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis is a trilogy set in ancient Greece at the time of the Persian invasion.¬†In 480 … Continue reading

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The Mysteries – Volume Two: The Dadouchos

The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis. Volume Two: The Dadouchos by David Sheppard (Now available online.) The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis is a trilogy set in ancient Greece at the time of the Persian invasion. Historians constantly … Continue reading

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Novelsmithing, The Structural Foundation of Plot, Character, and Narration

  Novelsmithing, The Structural Foundation of Plot, Character, and Narration by David Sheppard (Now available online.) This book is intended to provide the beginning novelist, or perhaps even the experienced novelist who has lost his way, with a discussion of … Continue reading

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Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology

Oedipus on a Pale Horse, Journey through Greece in Search of a Personal Mythology by David Sheppard (Now available online.) When David Sheppard was twenty years old, he was considering a literary life, kicked off by an extensive trip to … Continue reading

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