Jayel Draco

Ask Children of Gaia Creators Your Questions LIVE on Saturday!

August 30, 2019

This Saturday afternoon, four members of the Children of Gaia creative team will go live to answer your questions! The creators of Children of Gaia: War & Horses—author Peter Lampasona, illustrators Chris Covelli and Jayel Draco, and editor Lynsey G.—will live-stream a two-hour Q&A on Twitch! This weird western fantasy novel is different from the other Children of Gaia projects they’ve released so far. If you’ve got questions, they want to hear them—and answer them live! Got War & Horses Questions? Oneshi Press is Kickstarting the funds to print War & Horses [...Read More...]

“War & Horses”—The 2nd COG Book—Is Kickstarting Now!

August 15, 2019

The next illustrated novel from the Children of Gaia fantasy universe—War & Horses—is almost ready. And Oneshi Press is Kickstarting funding to print and distribute it right now! About the Story War & Horses is the second full-length book in the Children of Gaia fantasy series, following The Great Nations of Rendaraia. It will turn all your expectations for fantasy fiction and art upside down in a gritty, gun-slinging, Old-West way. Packed with heart-pounding action and smudged with a grimy atmosphere of guns and grit, War & Horses is like no fantasy novel you’ve read [...Read More...]

Presenting: The Children of Gaia Panel at SpoCon 2018

August 17, 2018

The two co-creators of Children of Gaia—Jayel Draco and Chris Covelli—discussed their epic SciFi/Fantasy series during a panel at SpoCon 2018. Moderator Lynsey G. led the conversation over a variety of topics, including upcoming COG projects, genre-specific goals for the series, the human element in storytelling, and much more. Without further ado, please check out the video of the panel below! (And please forgive the sound quality. The panel took place a bustling convention, with lots of background noise.) The Oneshi Press crew is excited to talk more about Children of Gaia at upcoming [...Read More...]

Children of Gaia at SpoCon 2018!

August 9, 2018

Look for Oneshi Press at SpoCon 2018! This weekend, meet Children of Gaia core creators Lynsey G. and Jayel Draco! They’ll be at SpoCon—Spokane, Washington’s local science fiction and fantasy convention! At the Oneshi press booth, they’ll show off Oneshi Press’s many projects: Tracy Queen, PACK, the Oneshi Press Quarterly Anthologies, and especially Children of Gaia! If you’re anywhere near Spokane, come say hi to the Oneshi Press crew! Rumor has it we may even be joined at our table by Chris Covelli, who co-created Children of Gaia, and Laure Bersig, one [...Read More...]

Jeannette Rankin Peace Center to Display Children of Gaia Art by Jayel Draco

August 2, 2018

“Alay’Otu’s Refugees,” a digital painting by Jayel Draco. The Jeannette Rankin Peace Center will display a selection of Jayel Draco’s art from the Children of Gaia fantasy universe this Friday! So come meet the artist, enjoy local art, free beer, local popcorn and fair trade shopping during this month’s First Friday celebration on August 3 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 519 S Higgins Avenue in Missoula, Montana! While you’re there, nab a copy of The Great Nations of Rendaraia and some Children of Gaia art, and get it all signed! Get all the details [...Read More...]

“The Great Nations of Rendaraia” Video Introduction

April 12, 2018

Check out this gorgeous short video (9 minutes, 12 seconds), featuring a flip-through of the introduction to Children of Gaia: The Great Nations of Rendaraia, an illustrated fantasy novel by Jayel Draco! The video is animated by Jayel Draco, accompanied with a musical score by Jack Schell (The Soundweaver) and a narration voiceover by John R. Kazanjian. About The Great Nations of Rendaraia Rendaraia is a realm where nature, magic, and civilization have long lived in harmony. Its five Great Nations stood for centuries as strongholds of culture, magic, science, and military strength. When, [...Read More...]

Introducing “Children of Gaia: Refuge”!

March 20, 2018

The chase is on, but who is the hunter and who is the prey? When high fantasy meets familiar warfare and stereotypes are turned upside down, things aren’t quite how they seem. Welcome to the short comic fantasy adventure—”Children of Gaia: Refuge”! Children of Gaia: Refuge Peek into the larger fantasy universe of Children of Gaia as Rendaraian refugees and Terran invaders battle the realm’s most dangerous terrain. Who will reach the destination they’re all racing toward first? And will the refugees living there there survive? In his first-ever short [...Read More...]

“The Great Nations of Rendaraia” Now Available on Kindle!

August 14, 2017

Oneshi Press announces the release of the e-book edition of Children of Gaia: The Great Nations of Rendaraia, the first book from the fantasy universe of Children of Gaia! This gorgeous, intricate, inclusive, and fascinating compendium is now available from Amazon Kindle for just $4.99! The book is a collection of the art, history, culture, magic, science, architecture, and wildlife of the five Great Nations that powered an entire world. These Nations were destroyed by invaders, and now the scholar Jan’Ka’Zian, plagued by survivor guilt, endeavors to to preserve their memories for future [...Read More...]

Children of Gaia Creators on the “Adrian Has Issues” Podcast!

May 4, 2017

A new podcast! Jayel Draco and Lynsey G, two of the creators of the Children of Gaia universe, are featured on this week’s episode of “Adrian Has Issues”! This weekly pop culture podcast is hosted by fan extraordinaire Adrian King. It features  interviews with comic book creators, musicians, filmmakers, and more. Jayel and Lynsey spent over an hour talking to Adrian. They covered their publishing company, Oneshi Press, and how it came to be. They spent some time revealing how they plan to build community in the indie publishing world, and examining their progressive ideals. And they [...Read More...]
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