The activities of developing our own website project have resulted in an expansion of our activities into book publishing. This activity has leveraged both our longstanding engagement with text as writers and editors, but also the recent development of helper tools in the visual design, writing and publication ecosytem. This is just the beginning of a remarkable and enjoable new capability.

Kurai Dreams: Graphic  Novel

For those who enjoy a comic book or manga-type treatment, this 88 page version does it all (full color print, economy-priced black and white print, and Kindle/ebook).

It has all of the gorgeous details on Kurai, Rin, Hiroshi and their quest to bring life back to normal in post-apocalyptic demon-infested Tokyo, in a fresh comic book style e-book.

Kurai DReams: Collectors edition

This is the definitive, full color Kurai Dreams story, a 345 full page illustrrated novel that celebrates of every moment, character and setting, deployed on Amazon as a both a print version and Kindle e-book.

In Hushed Silence

This volume of lyrical poems features selected works by Ruth Stokstad. Each poem is enriched by the presence of a companion image on the facing page.

Ruth Stokstad, originally Ruth Eleanor Feggestad, was born on June 26, 1923 in Stoughton, Wisconsin.

She attended poetry workshops with noted poet James Hearst of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and was published several times in Lyrical Iowa.

Her poems are spare, observational, and compassionate, with deep and at times mysterious themes.

At DuckByte, we’re more than just a design firm—we’re a multi-talented creative powerhouse!

As you can see, our journey has led us to expand into book publishing, leveraging our skills as writers, editors, and designers. If you’re looking for illustration or assistance with your next publishing endeavor, we’re here to help.