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The Cover Story

Actually, my cover story is very straight forward. I have a brilliant editor who chose a brilliant illustrator! When Maria Modugno at Random House Children’s Books read my text, she thought Ben Mantle would be the perfect illustrator.  214 more words


Cover reveal: "Doppelgänger," my new horror novel coming in February!

I’m very happy to show you all the awesome cover for my upcoming horror novel, Doppelgänger, which will be out from Samhain Horror in February 2015. 329 more words


Preparing for NaNoWriMo

When NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) begins on November 1st, are you ready to sit down and begin your novel? Is this your first time participating? 716 more words


The artwork for my short story compilation has been finalised.

Doubtless, anyone who has seen books in printed or electronic form will wonder about how the artwork gets made and put on the cover. In the interests of being informative, I am going to talk a little bit about the artwork that will adorn my forthcoming short story compilation, … 1,038 more words

My Writing

Judging a book by it's cover

There’s no denying that we all judge books by their cover. In libraries, book jacket covers come into play most often in readers advisory. By looking at a cover, our patrons make snap decisions about its content and how much they will enjoy it and it is sometimes the librarian’s goal to coax users into books whose covers don’t appeal to them. 262 more words

Just popping in

I’ve been incredibly busy since last week. I had a house full of company until mid day Sunday. Today was a busy work day.

After work, I went directly to my critique group. 174 more words