My novel, Mountains of the Moon, was born in 2008. It began life as a storyline for an anime-based RPG that never went past planning into production. The original title was Neveyah, named after the world in which it was set.
MOTM is set in an alternate universe and takes place in an environment that was ground zero for a war between gods. As a result of that battle, the gods were prohibited from acting directly against each other and must now act through their people.
I had created the maps for the role-play game, so before I began writing Wynn’s story as a novel, I knew the topography of his world.
Of course, I got distracted and wrote Tower of Bones, a story set two generations later before I finished MOTM, but that’s…
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