Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Napin's Version of CODY

This is some great art work. This was drawn by Napin of Satit Kaset's IP10. Her Cody is a bit more Asian in design and I think really good!

Friday, August 13, 2010

Artists retouch

As we are in the process of developing these characters visually here are a couple of second takes that will probably be what we go with. By the way my artist's name is CHAMP and I think he certainly draws like one. We are having fun and hope to have our first 5 or 6 pages finished this month. I may post one just to show the direction we are going with this project, please check the blog often. SIM

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Characters Becoming Graphic


The astropath series is now going to be producing a GRAPHIC NOVEL. We are developing it now, but are not sure if we will do this as an online publishing, graphic novel, comic or other options. BUT, to show you the rough drawings we are working with. Take a look and feel free to give me lots of feedback.

For now I am just excited about this young man's talent. His name is Champ and I have a feeling we are going to have a long working relationship. He has all the skills to go far in the comic world. 

Monday, September 8, 2008

Chiang Dao Temple

This was the temple that inspired the setting for Setthapong our Thai monk who is also an astropath. His character is important throughout the series. He is a student of Tearlach and is one of the 3 sons of prophecy. He will play a very big roll in teh 3rd, 4th, and 5th book.

Sunday, April 6, 2008

The Launch of our Astropath Forum

Please come and visit our newest Astropath creation. We have created a forum for information, chat, feedback, and much more. Click below.

Sunday, March 30, 2008

About SIM

About the Author
SIM is the penname used by novelist Jonathon Siminoe whenever he is writing in the Fantasy or Young
Adult genre. Jonathon’s other works are Notes From Manhattan, which was released by University Editions
in 1996, and Echo Pool, published by Bangkok Book House in 2007.
As an educator and coach for the past fifteen years, Jonathon has enjoyed teaching teenagers both the
appreciation of literature and writing about the ideas presented within poetry, novels, film, and short stories.
He taught for 9 years at Gateway High School in Aurora, Colorado. After moving to Bangkok, Thailand, he served as a lecturer at Assumption University for three semesters. He is currently working at Satit Kaset’s International Program teaching writing, English, and basketball.
“I often dream of writing full time, but truthfully my teen characters are always taken from the students I have worked with over the years. Without my connection to my students I really wouldn’t have much to write about. I hope to inspire my students by writing well and showing
them the way to do the same. They certainly inspire me by just being themselves,” Siminoe said. “I believe I have found a home in Satit Kaset’s International Program, because it is a very supportive environment.”
The Journeys of the Astropaths series began as a creative writing prompt Jonathon developed for his students in Colorado. It was at Gateway High, an extremely culturally diverse school with more than 24 languages spoken in the homes of its students, that he had the idea for creating a book series that was international and multicultural.