Authors and artists Avi Silver and Sienna Tristen are the creators of The Shale Project, a multimedia storytelling initiative “roughly in the shape of a planet”. Since the project’s launch in March 2018, they have created a Lonely Planet-styled website for their fantasy world, published Sienna Tristen’s award-winning novel, The Heretic’s Guide to Homecoming, released Avi Silver’s web serial “Tales from a Library”, and begun work on a soundtrack for Heretic’s Guide. They also participate in conventions, readings, workshops, and school presentations about writing, worldbuilding, and the transformative power of storytelling.
March 7th, 2019 – Avi and Sienna sat down with Jen Frankel to discuss the inner workings of Shale, from the story of the project’s flagship novel, The Heretic’s Guide to Homecoming, to the rich art and language of the planet Shale itself, to Avi Silver’s upcoming novel, Two Dark Moons.
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