Learn the fundamentals As an artist, you have to learn the fundamentals of anatomy, composition, lighting and perspectives. You can’t skip these fundamentals. However, once you learn the fundamentals you can break the ‘rules’ quite confidently and still produce a pleasing image. Don’t skip on the fundamentals of plot, pacing and characterisation. It might seem […]

I am pleased to announce that my novelette is now available at the kindle ebook store. If you’re a fan of blade runner, the matrix and other science fiction movies, you’ll really enjoy this tale. Even better, it is free on Kindle Unlimited.

Tempus TV is free till this Friday on Amazon.

The Damnation Plays is free for a limited time only on Kindle. Discover the worlds of Mia Castle and Blake Carter. It’s going to be a thrilling ride.  Don’t forget to leave a review. “It wasn’t the coma that was bad, the awakening was far worse…” Mia Castle wasn’t expected to wake up – ever. […]

Hello everyone, I’ve made a change which might seem trivial but is quite a huge one for me. I’ll be ditching my pen name. Therefore, all my future writings will be under my real name. You might be asking why? My book, the Damnation Plays, will still be listed under Chantal Ravens. However, I am […]

  So, I realise that I haven’t been on the social media scene for a few months. Life had gotten hold of me. It is not an easy act to balance working full time, writing novels and creating art. The good news is that I have two new projects that I am working on and […]

A how-to guide on creating a book trailer