Is this beautiful or what? It’s a portion of Charlie Bowater’s latest update of my cover for Lullaby, The Sand Maiden, Book One. Until this version, I’d seen only black and white sketches, but Charlie has added some color with this one and…oh, be still my heart… And just wait until you see the whole thing. The background… This cover’s going to be epic!! Also, … Continue reading The Cover’s Getting There!
As you all know, a book’s cover is critical to its success. It’ll either draw readers in or leave them blah for the book. That said, I knew I wanted to do something different for my covers for this next series, The Sand Maiden. I decided to go with illustrated covers to give readers the look and feel I wanted. And so I began my … Continue reading Cover Artist for The Sand Maiden Series
I am SOOOO excited! The seventh and final book in the Andy Smithson series just released! Battle for the Land’s Soul marks the epic conclusion of my first series and has been five years coming. To say that I’m thrilled with how it turned out would be a gross understatement for Andy and company fought harder, endured more adversity, and remained committed to the Land’s future … Continue reading Battle for the Land’s Soul Just Launched!
Humans can’t see lucents… except for Eris. Sixteen year old Eris Payton wants more than anything to fit in – struggling to reinvent herself – when she meets Nelson, who offers an escape from her current hell into the unknown shadows of his world, and she can’t say no before she learns just how different she really is… changing her life in a way she … Continue reading Cover Reveal of Ann Snizek’s Latest YA Sci Fi!
Liz Long, an amazing author friend of mine, is celebrating today as she reveals the super awesome cover of the third and final book in her Heroes of Acania trilogy and I’m leading a cheer squad for her!! Check it out! SuperNova (HoA #1), Fortune’s Favor (HoA #2), Unbreakable (HoA #3) Heroes of Arcania Trilogy COVER REVEAL May 26th, 2016 Book One: The streets of Arcania are overrun with … Continue reading Cover Reveal… Drum Roll Please…
From time to time I get to help one of my favorite authors, Elise Kova, reveal the cover for her next completely amazing novel. This time it’s for Crystal Crowned, the last book in her Air Awakens series. I have mixed emotions about this cover reveal because it marks the end of this completely amazing series. I have found it to be a rare series that never … Continue reading Cover Reveal for Crystal Crowned by Elise Kova!!
I don’t know if you’ve ever read an interactive book where your choice determines what happens next in the story but, the ten-year-old son of a good author friend of mine, has written such a book as part of a homeschool project. He’s titled it Tony the Phony and the Northern Woods and I get to bring a part of this adventure to you for … Continue reading Tony the Phony, What’s Next?