I started Truth & Strength Publishing in 2020. The focus of my publishing company is on creative content including photo books, picture books, science fiction stories, and books supported by research. I have several books in the works. In 2022, I wrote and illustrated three book using AI-infused art, of which two were edited using GPT3.
2022 Beyond Darkness: When I Died In Space. Tery Spataro, Truth&Strength Publishing.
Beyond Darkness is a heart-pounding space adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat. When a black hole threatens to destroy their spacecraft, a group of astronauts must find a way to survive in the face of unimaginable danger. Stranded beyond the limits of the solar system, they have only moments to outwit fate and find a way home. Will they make it out alive or succumb to the darkness surrounding them? Find out in this thrilling tale of horror and hope.
2022 Tales from Space, Sometimes Sh*t Happens. Tery Spataro, Truth&Strength Publishing.
Tales from Space, Sometimes, Sh*t Happens, is filled with funny, bizarre, and often disturbingly dry humor and paired with funny images.
The stories in the book are short and sweet—and often quite strange. You’ll find yourself laughing as you read about a spaceman who is missing his spacesuit, a robot that went on vacation, missiles missing targets, and much more.
AI-generated illustrations are colorful and hyper-realistic, and the underlying text is a bit dry. Tery’s collaboration with AI is an excellent example of what is achieved when you combine the best of both worlds.
2022 Sky Dreams. Tery Spataro, Truth&Strength Publishing.
Sky Dreams is a poem by Tery Spataro, who delights into seeing the sky as an extraordinary canvas. She captures the whimsical playfulness of imagination in this delightful poem and picture book. Whether you’re an adult or a kid, you will have fun watching the narrative play out in front of your eyes.
Sky Dreams combines a decade of cloud photographs by Tery Spataro. The artwork is designed using Playform AI, with final digital flourishes created by Tery.
In the later part of this picture book, Tery explains the genesis for her poem, Sky Dreams, explains her collaboration with Playform AI, and presents her original paintings.
2021 Flower Opera. Tery Spataro, Truth&Strength Publishing.
Flower Opera takes you on a journey to inspire your senses, open your mind, and heal your heart.
Imagine a flower that sings an aria or buds that resemble the splendor of a famous libretto.
Flower Opera is a creative photobook conveying the imagery of flowers to beautiful operas.
I created the Flower Opera playlist to share the magic and inspirational experience of sound and sight.
2021 In Search of Elk. Tery Spataro, Truth&Strength Publishing.
In Search of Elk is a short easy-to-read, action-adventure, nature-loving story about finding Elk at the Grand Canyon. In Search of Elk is a photo book that highlights mysterious places at the Grand Canyon National Park where the Elk hide. An excellent read-aloud book for young readers and delightful for any audience appreciating the beauty of the nature of Grand Canyon National Park. Children will enjoy exploring the fun photographs and begging for a Grand Canyon adventure after reading In Search of Elk.
2020 Laundrygate, Strange Stories About the Future. Tery Spataro, Truth&Strength Publishing.
Laundrygate, Strange Stories About the Future, is an unusual collection of short stories about the unimagined consequences of technology and the creation of new realities. Tery Spataro dreams up these wild, surreal tales and envisions the outcomes brought about by technological change, human curiosity, and imagines posthumanism worlds.
Authored by Tery Spataro through other publishers.
2014 Reimagining the In-Store Digital Retail Experience. Smart Insights. E-Book.
Digital technologies inspired new visions for the future of stimulating engagement with retail customers while helping customers move along their purchasing journey.
2010 The Other Side of the Box. LuLu. Paperback
The quantum world of Erwin Schrödinger brought to life Schrödinger’s Cat, a Thought Experiment; “The Other Side of the Box” Imagines what the Cat is thinking and what you may See.