- Earth Day at Summer Time Studios
As you all may know from past blog posts we celebrate Earth Day annually in our own unique way here at Summer Time Studios – which basically means it is creatively different each year. This year we gave special focus to prayers for humanity as we move through an epic historical transition on a global […]
- Summer Time Studios Welcomes 1st new Team member!
Book I of the Tales of Orlen Series, Long Live The Emperor, was released after 2 years of story/character development, script writing for each scene and tons of time spent on illustrations. As I (Jaron) began working on Book II – The Mercenary & The Crystal Eye – I realized it was going to be […]
- Lateefa of Mirea Update
The Chinese Year of the Tiger has begun and I (Jade) am very happy with the progress that has been made on my first publication “Lateefa of Mirea”. Last year – the Year of the Ox – I set my goal to work non-stop of this production that has been years in the making as […]
- 2022 Begins with 1st Hire
Summer Time Studios does all illustrations and artwork by us which of course is extremely time consuming – most studios have teams of artist doing illustration. This year we are going to be in a position to hire out some specific areas of our work to skilled artists who have worked doing freelance art. One […]
- The Black Horse of Winter Solstice
This is the season that we at Summer Time Studios take a 21 day celebration beginning December 1st to enjoy the short days and long nights by spending time with family and friends – it is our season of Winter Solstice Celebration. The whole world celebrates deep winter with many different holidays that are intended […]
- Long Live The Emperor Italian Translation Done!
We are excited to announce the completion of the Italian translation of “Long Live The Emperor”! It was so awesome to work with our translators and to see this work written in Italian was so exciting for us. During the time of this work being translated our translators Alessandra and Francesca won the national prize […]
- Italian Translation of Long Live The Emperor available soon!
We found wonderful translators for “Long Live The Emperor” after a couple weeks of researching. Alessandra and Francesca work together translating English into Italian professionally. This is a little about them directly from their website: “We are professional literary translators belonging to the Italian Association of Translators and Interpreters as qualified members, and to the […]
- Summer Time Studios going International
We have made the decision to go international with our publications! After the success of our marketing campaigns with Metatron (who is based in Italy) and much discussion about the direction we wish to go we have concluded that going international with our publications is the best way for us to connect with the global […]
- Long Live The Emperor Anniversary
Its been one year since “Long Live The Emperor” was published and we are shocked how fast this year has gone by! 2020 was a rough year to publish new works due to the global meltdown of the pandemic. We prevailed however in many ways despite the difficulties getting traction for marketing due to communication […]
- Summer Time Update – Literally
The peak of summer is always our favorite time of year. We have been of course working on our new upcoming books in between riding our new electric bikes in the mountains and river-boarding to cool off from the hot days. The long days are filled with many inspirations and we are grateful to all […]
- Long Live The Emperor & Metatron Alliance!
After months of working on promoting “Long Live The Emperor” and doing outreach to individuals who we deeply respect we are so happy to announce our first promotional campaign on the “Metatron” YouTube channel. Jaron has been a big fan of Metatron’s shows and has learned a great deal about history, languages, and medieval weapons/armors […]
- Lateefa of Mirea Series
Since 2013 Summer Time Studios has been working on a series of ideas that would eventually become Jade Green’s literary graphic novel series “Lateefa of Mirea“. This epic tale is the creation of Summer Time Studios Green Brothers over the years with both contributing to the characters, plots, and world building. In 2019 Jade Green […]
- Earth Day…I AM the Earth
We at Summer Time Studios have celebrated Earth Day every year since we were born with our mother who has taught us that ‘Earth Day is about caring for our community” which is not just our human family but all life on our beautiful planet. We have been sad to see this annual celebration get […]
- Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards
At the beginning of March Summer Time Studios publisher, ReGenesis Media, submitted “Long Live The Emperor” for consideration of nominations for the 2020 graphic novel and comic book awards. The title was submitted to be considered for the following categories: Best new series Best publication for kids Best publication for teens Best graphic album–new material […]
- The Mercenary & The Crystal Eye – Book II Tales of Orlen Series
We are happy to announce that the script for Book II of the Tales of Orlen Series is completed and Jaron has started the illustrations and writing of “The Mercenary & The Crystal Eye”.
- Paperback & Limited Edition Hardcover Available Soon!
The paperback and limited edition hardcover copies of “Long Live The Emperor” will be available for order next month! After researching and reviewing printers and print on demand services we are super excited to be able to offer the beautiful 8 1/2 x 11 copies of our first publication to our followers and fans. We […]
- Winter Solstice Hearth Warming Celebration
Traditions are the foundation of family, community, and culture. Our whole life we have celebrated the Winter Solstice which is the shortest day and longest night of the year. It is when the Sun is at its lowest daily maximum elevation in the sky. Winter Solstice in the northern hemisphere of Earth is the Summer […]
- Art-Movies & Us
Back in 2018 before YouTube became a censored monopoly and destroyed the lives of content creators by setting new and unfair monetization rules we had ambitions to start our own show called “Art – Movies and Us”. We worked for months planning and creating videos to post and then the new rules came down so […]
- Tales of Orlen
In the World of Orlen the country of Norrodor is a land undergoing a period of rapid evolution. Both technologically and culturally. Its races of beings once lived as hundreds of independent City States before the Dread Invasion from the North forced them to unite or die. The three kingdoms of Hierdmok, the Foughtana Common […]
- Long Live the Emperor Reviews
“This is a masterpiece! Have never seen a graphic novel like it and I understand why the author has categorized it as a ‘Literary’ graphic novel. Splendid read and looking forward to reading the whole series!” ~ Paul Lee – Seattle WA “Long Live the Emperor is a wonderful read that gives us our first […]
- Official Release of Long Live The Emperor!
After months of editing and finalization we are so proud to announce the official release of “Long Live The Emperor”! There was a great deal of strategic planning and discussion with our publisher about how to go about sharing this work with the right audiences, distribution, and long term goals. We decided in the end […]
- Summer Time Studios Founders Introduction
Hello Friends! This is from founders of Summer Time Studios Jade A. Green and Jaron P. Green. We would like to have our first blog post be an introduction to what we do here at Summer Time Studios. The short of it is we make good wholesome kids media. Now let us define what we […]