Symbology

I’ve met a lot of crazy talented folks during my time in creative higher education. They have always inspired me to find my own creativity and I’ve been blessed to stay in touch with many of my artistic-minded colleagues and former students. When Kim and I discussed an individual cover Read more…

Iceahven Launch

Our friendship started over twenty years ago, and as far as that day and age, was unique in that the communication and camaraderie was entirely online. I joined an online critique group when I became serious about writing. Actually, I joined several, but this particular one stuck. To a person, Read more…

Icehaven Update

You may have heard Kim and I had some hiccups on the journey to publication with Ichaven, but we, the authors, are now firmly in command of this series and how it will be produced. Thank you to the fans and friends who stuck with us as we transitioned this Read more…

Something was Off

Something was off and needed to change. Pretty much right away. Now, I don’t want to be one of those authors who constantly changes up their book covers. I think it makes titles hard to recall in some cases, but it can also help, if the image more accurately reflects Read more…

Basic Marketing Tips for Authors (No.9)

Taglines. Boiling yourself, your series, your book, really anything to a bite-size, memorable morsel is difficult for most writers. We like all the words, the wordier the better. Just ask us how much we enjoy writing back-cover blurbs, query letters or the dreaded synopsis.  Since we’re talking specifically about author Read more…