An innocent youth left alone on the coast decides he must go in search of his mentor before the winter closes in. The journey, like life, is full of wonders and beset with problems. Sol and his... More > faithful companion Korik discover the good and the bad of Jonzark as a dormant power is awoken inside him. A power which is a catalyst of Pain, Death and Freedom. "Sol : The Battle for Jonzark" is the first book in the new Science Fantasy series by Strad Ford.
If your children play World of Warcraft or watch Stargate or Heroes, buy them this. If your father thinks he's a Jedi Knight or has read Tolkien or King, buy him this. If your wife prefers Romantic Period novels buy her something else, keep her happy.
The Power is within us all.< Less
Sol Lang is a perceptive photographer of the usual and mundane. Lang uses found objects as his muse, but what he makes from what you and I would probably consider junk is astounding. He goes to... More > places like an abandoned factory and takes photos where he “...likes to deal in contrasts, to enhance my images by revealing the same object closeup, at a medium distance and far away. I always take photos in series and use the design elements inherent in their very nature such as tire treads, bird feathers or chain links.” He is a master at making the ordinary majestically beautiful. -Paula S Shulak, The Community News, Delaware< Less
With artistic influences ranging from the Southwestern expressionism of John DePuy and Dan Namingha, to the colorist works of Wolf Kahn, to the stain paintings of Helen Frankenthaler, Sol Luckman's... More > atmospheric work remains strikingly original and cutting-edge.
In his bold, colorful compositions, he is committed, first and foremost, to exploring and depicting energy. His vision of the world is deeply shamanic, as a place not wholly solid, but informed by a kinetic vibrancy that is fundamentally conscious.
His intention is for viewers to see this universe of intelligent energy in his paintings, as objects condition space with their essence, and vice versa, and the outside conflates with the inside because All Is One.
Purchase Sol's original paintings and learn more about his work at www.CrowRising.com.< Less
Katherine is frayed by her demanding job. Sam, a former social worker finds herself in need of some help of her own, and Zoey’s passion for art has been glossed over by a devotion to her... More > family. But all three are tied by bonds of friendship stronger than their trials.
An innocent drive south in a surfer bum’s shuttle van takes them on an eye-opening, enriching-- and sometimes dangerous-- ride across the borders of language and the law in this unforgettable and unlikely adventure.
Join three friends in a sun-soaked, tequila-fueled romp from the frozen mountains of the West to the baked sands of Mexico in an inadvertent discovery of friendship, passion, and sol.< Less