New Illustration From Upcoming Book “The Kingstone of Airmid”

Final Map of Alastriona

Friends, I wanted to share with you a simply outstanding illustration that was done for my first fantasy novel, “The Kingstone of Airmid.” This is the map that will be on the inside cover of the book. It was created by Robert Altbauer, a freelance cartrographer and illustrator in Salzburg, Austria. If you need a map for your book or for any other reason, he’s the person who can get it done. He far exceeded my expectations, had the work completed very quickly, and his work will add a great deal to the quality of the book once it is printed. His rates are reasonable, and he is very easy to work with. Check out his site at http://www.fantasy-map.net/ and see samples of his work.

About wbspeirjr

Award-winning author William Speir was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1962. His first published work is the 2015 "Muzzle-Loading Artillery for Reenactors." In addition to his artillery manual, William has published 19 novels, including a 9-book action-adventure series ("The Knights of the Saltire Series"), five historical novels ("King’s Ransom," "The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson," "Nicaea - The Rise of the Imperial Church," "Arthur, King," and "The Besieged Pharaoh"), one fantasy novel ("The Kingstone of Airmid"), one science fiction novel ("The Olympium of Bacchus 12"), one geo-political thriller ("The Trinity Gambit"), and a stand-alone action-adventure novel ("Shiko Unleashed"). William is a 5-time Royal Palm Literary Award winner: 2014 Second Place Unpublished Historical Fiction for "King’s Ransom," 2015 Second Place Unpublished Historical Fiction for "The Saga of Asbjorn Thorleikson," 2017 Second Place Published Historical Fiction for "Arthur, King," 2017 First Place Published Historical Fiction for "Nicaea - The Rise of the Imperial Church," and 2017 First Place Published Science Fiction for "The Olympium of Bacchus 12." William currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Progressive Rising Phoenix Press, LLC. For more information about William Speir, please visit his website at WilliamSpeir.com.
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