Shiny new idea

Every once in a while I get an email about this one book cover designer creating new designs. So of course, I rush over and check it all out. There was this one image that captured me, but I didn’t buy it in time so it got snapped up by another. It was just a […]

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Second book cover image :)

I finally got around to buying a designing my book cover image for my short story 🙂 I originally bought the large image, but it was too big for the text I wanted to use, so i got the medium. By the looks of how it uploaded onto my blog it looks like the picture […]

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Getting back into the grove of things

I went on iStockphoto.com looking for some inspiration for writing and then (after a few hours, is it really 8pm?) I found three images that are perfect for my Young Adult trilogy – Laidley Letters. That was after I remembered I had already written the first book. So it will be easier to get back […]

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Things to do this November

So October wasn’t so successful in terms of completing 5 book plans. But I did manage one 🙂 I got distracted by writing other stories instead of planning and work. With the book plan I managed to finish, which is a YA whose story idea I only came up with in the last few months, […]

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Feet or Fins cover image

I’ve found my book cover image AND I’ve turned it into a book cover 🙂 And it has taken me long enough to do so. For at least 18 months I have been looking around for the perfect picture.Something that I thought represented my story the best. I wasn’t keen on getting a designer to […]

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My ticking brain

Currently I am in a place where I am tired, as I would call it, from editing. It’s not really burnout because I’m looking at the symptoms now and I don’t fit the bill. I think it might be fatigue from spending all this time and energy on one story. At the moment with Feet […]

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Inspired to design

Just found a wonderful website detailing help for self publishers. I can’t believe that I didn’t come across it sooner. It even won an award for being the ‘Top Website for Self-Publishers’ from the Alliance of Independent Author. It’s called The Scarlett Rugers Book Design Agency and it has tones of wonderful articles that I’ve […]

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