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Nik Nitsvetov – Pietas Performer

Nik Nitsvetov is photographer and award-winning cosplayer. A gamer and anime fan, he often cosplays characters from popular series. He lives in Russia and is a strong supporter of Russian Cosplay. His personal photography ranges from cosplay to portraits and often includes animals and nature. You will find him online through various social media.

The first weekend in September 2018, Nik portrayed Pietas, the immortal king from the Bringer of Chaos series. The cosplay was performed in a live feed from Russia. To take part in future cosplays, follow Nik on Instagram. Exact date and time of these cosplays will be announced. Images on this page licensed and used with permission.

Nik Nitsvetov as Pietas in the Bringer of Chaos series by Kayelle Allen


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About Jamin – Graphic Artist

Volgraza, graphic artist and designer is known as Jamin IRL

 

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Digital Artist, Graphic Designer

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The major illustrator for my website is Jamin Allen, the founder of Nimajination Studios, who is known as "Volgraza" on the popular YouTube channel V^2Gamers. The site features game play, advice, update information for games such as SpaceEngineers, and other games on Steam. He is a professional graphic designer. He is also my son.

His professional training as an illustrator began at the Art Institute of Atlanta, but he knew he wanted to be an artist from the time he was five. His favorite gifts on birthdays and at Christmas were always art supplies.

His site, V^2Gamers features his original art and videos he has created to illustrate aspects of various games. He narrates and does creative voiceovers.

Jamin has collaborated on many aspects of my website and my books, and he is the co-illustrator for the Tarthian Empire Companion. The drawings of the Kyrenie firestorms, the FIST (Facility for Imperial Ships and Transports), and the logos for the rock groups in my books were all conceived and created by Jamin.

Jamin created the Tarthian Tour Company logo

Jamin created the Kumwhatmay logo for the rock group in Kayelle Allen's books

Jamin created the Iron Soul logo for the rock group in Kayelle Allen's books

Tarthian Empire Companion Non-Fiction for scifi writers @kayelleallen

Tarthian Empire Companion

For Tarthian Fans

Tarthian Empire CompanionThe Companion is a World Building Bible and Guide to Writing a Science Fiction Series. Before writing the first book in the Tarthian Empire, I wrote ten thousand years of future history. The book features that history, and spans Earth and its colonization of the galaxy, focusing on the big picture. It also provides advice and suggestions for creating a Science Fiction series and building worlds. The Tarthian Empire Companion provides organizational tips, links to marketing sites, groups supporting writers, science fiction groups, and more.

Illustrated in full color with original art created by Jamin Allen.

Where to buy the Tarthian Empire Companion

Universal book link – buy from your favorite store: https://books2read.com/u/3GynxQ

What is a Story Bible?

A “story bible” is the book an author uses to keep all the details straight when writing a story or book. Different from a synopsis or outline, a story bible is a collection of details that bring a story to life. Is your hero left handed? What year did your king assume the throne? What is the name of your heroine’s pet? What type of money does your character have in his pocket? All these details and more are kept in a story bible. This book includes my story bible — and shows you how to create your own.

Qualified to Write a How-To

I have studied the craft and read classic Scifi since I was a child. In 2008 I won an honorary mention for the EPIC eBook Award for Fantasy, and in 2010 won the EPIC eBook Award for Science Fiction Romance. My books have won reviewer’s awards and received multiple four- and five-star reviews. I have published numerous Science Fiction books, Science Fiction Romances, and have written within the genre since 2003.

Writing a History

Writers must understand the culture of the people about whom they write. What events drove their wars? Who won them? What made the peace so short, and the fighting so dire? The Tarthian Empire Companion suggests other questions to consider when writing a history for your world.

Sample the Companion

Would you like the free Top Stops edition of the Companion? Top Stops is 24 pages of images and info about Tarth and other places in the empire. Download a sample of the Tarthian Empire Companion. (Read how to send this sample to your Kindle)

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