Monthly Archives: April 2019

So, how do I add videos to my blog posts, dagnabbitt???

I got my sporty new phone. I have been playing with the slow-mo video. I have stuff to share. It is time that I figure out how to put videos in the blog… but I am a computer moron. Do … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 13…

Okay, technically, this shouldn’t be part of this blog series. This is the map I am going to stick in the front of the novel, between the copyright and dedication page, and chapter 1. You might notice that I used … Continue reading

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Trump’s support of racism leads to death near my home…

The rhetoric of hate and Nationalism. It is real. There was a mass shooting yesterday at a synagogue near where I live in San Diego in Southern California. I have been to that building. I have been in that building. … Continue reading

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And now, some random animal photos for you to look at, while I finish editing my newest novel and doing the cover art…

That might be the best photo of a lizard I ever took. I saw him outside at work. He let me stick the phone right up to his face. Totally not intimidated by my size… or the idea of becoming … Continue reading

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More California sunsets to look at if you are sick and tired of looking at the cover ideas for my newest novel…

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 12…

The newest mock-up of just the front cover. I added some ships. And some flowers. But now, the flowers sort of clash with the patches I added to our princess’s jacket. Too much red, maybe? I did change the jacket … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 11… the results are in!!!

Here it is… I mean, sort of… the very first mock-up of the cover for my new novel, as determined by excessive testing and polling. This is the background you liked best. This is the text setup you liked best. … Continue reading

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