Books, Contest

Hot August Nights Book Giveaway

Do you need more books to get you through the rest of summer? Would you like to get them free? Would you like to win a $150 Amazon gift certificate? Then the Hot August Nights Reads Giveaway Event (August 2 – 4, 2013) is for you! More than 40 authors have donated books for this event. If you want… Continue reading Hot August Nights Book Giveaway

Excerpt, Fiction, My Books, Novel, Writing

An Illusion of Trust cover reveal!

I wish I could report that I've not blogged lately because I've been lazing by the ocean and dreaming up lovely stories, but the truth is I've been in hell. Well, a hell of sorts. I ran into some trouble formatting the ebook versions of An Illusion of Trust. When I finally escaped, I found… Continue reading An Illusion of Trust cover reveal!

Books, Marketing, My Books, Novel, Publish

Do you judge a book by its cover?

We’re told not to judge a book by its cover. Then again, we’re told how important first impressions are. Hmmm. Well, when I scroll through a list of books online, it’s their covers that make a first impression, and I do judge them. If a cover is not well designed, or doesn’t fit the tone or genre of the book, it’s not the best cover for that book.