I have been receiving great comments from my readers, kids and adults alike, about how they really enjoy the Character Profiles pages in Nephilim the Remnants. So it has prompted me to share a post on the unusual way the Character Profiles pages came to be in the book.
Several months before the final version of the book was sent to the publisher, I had a dream. Yes, I said it “I had a dream.” Not a Martin Luther King Dream, an actual dream while I was sleeping. In my dream I was looking through the pages of a book. On the pages were various images of characters and their respective profiles. I was so interested in the pictures and descriptions of these characters in my dream that I thought to myself “I need to do this for my book.” Then I woke up. Immediately, I knew what I had to do.
Through-out the course of writing Nephilim the Remnants, I would sketch and draw images of the characters, places, and other objects while brainstorming for the story. I accumulated quite a few drawings and used over 100 images through-out the pages of Nephilim the Remnants. So I went through all my drawings and picked out my favorite ones to use for each character. I put them all together in a section at the beginning of the book titled Character Profiles along with a brief written description.
And so, there you have it, dreams really do come true! – the dream inspired Character Profiles pages and how they came to be a part of Nephilim the Remnants. I hope you enjoy these Character Profiles and all the illustrations for that matter. I believe they greatly enhance the storytelling of Nephilim the Remnants!
Now for me personally, I know God can speak to us through our dreams and I knew once I awoke from my dream that God had spoken to me in a unique way. God is truly the inspiration for the Character Profiles pages, and for this book, Nephilim the Remnants.