Just a quick tease of a post to show you that Brooke's portrait is almost complete. Look at those eyes! She's lovely! Does she look like you'd imagined her?
I'm working with DAZED Designs to redo the font and formatting on my covers. Natasha Williams is AMAZINGLY good at what she does, so I was so happy when I saw the mock ups! So, today here's the e-book cover for 'Murky Water'! And just so you can see how they look together as a … Continue reading ‘Murky Water’ Finished Cover
I'm working with DAZED Designs to redo the font and formatting on my covers. Natasha Williams is AMAZINGLY good at what she does, so I was so happy when I saw the mock ups! So, today here's the new e-book cover for 'Still Water'! Isn't this snazzy?!? She'll be doing the wrap around for paperbacks … Continue reading ‘Still Water’ New Cover
First of all, here's a close up of the eyes. If you're one of the five people who have read my book, you can try guessing. Did you guess... one of the twins? It's Rowan! The lovely artists at Unreal Studio Works have finished another character art piece from the set I ordered waaaaay back … Continue reading Character Artwork Complete: Guess Who?
I'm working on a story bible for my Ocooch series. If you're not familiar with the idea, a story bible is a file, document, or set of documents that store all the useful information you need for a series so you don't contradict yourself. What color are the best friend's eyes in book one? It … Continue reading Story Bible
When I published my first novel, I didn't have the money, after all the $3000+ in expenses, to hire a content editor, so I muddled along with beta readers and a proof reader. This was a mistake. I'm not 100% happy with the result. Now that I'm revising book two, I want to get it … Continue reading Officially On a Content Editor’s Schedule!
I loved the cover for book two SO much, and it was done by a different artist than book one, even though its the same studio. Here is a cut from it: So, for marketing materials I commissioned the same artist to do character portraits of the love interests. Can you guess who? It's Hakon! … Continue reading Character Artwork
Take a look at my Kanban board! The first draft of Ocooch 02 is at 113,000 words! Book 01's first draft was only 76,000 words. It's going to be SO LONG! I can't wait to revise it!
As a reminder to those who aren't writers, during the Month of November, many authors and aspiring writers attempt the NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month challenge to reach 50,000 words in 30 days. Now, 50,000 isn't exactly novel length in my opinion, about half of what I write in one, but it's a lofty … Continue reading Monday NaNo Update!