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Wait, how many books have I self-published now, exactly?

Well, I am not good at math, but that looks like 8 to me. A four-part action/humor science fiction series, two self-illustrated books for kids, a murder mystery set in London during World War Two, and my newest novel, a … Continue reading

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My newest novel is now available… just in time for Christmas… HA!

https://app.thebookpatch.com/BookStore/the-princess-rebellion/976d962f-ece3-4100-98f7-211abb73f207   Hopefully, that link works. If not, the one in my sidebar—> over there—> beside all my other books—> should work.

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This is what writing my new novel looks like…

I will update you as I begin to progress.

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Oh yeah, I just got the first copy of my new novel!!!!!

You give them life, you pour yourself into them, but it doesn’t really feel real until you hold the actual paperback copy in your hands. I think the cover came out pretty good. Thanks again to all of you who … Continue reading

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Okay, so here is the finished cover for my new novel…

That is the full, wrap-around version, with the text for the cover, spine, and back cover. I know, some of you liked the title to be one line instead of stacked. But I did stick to two ships… on the … 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 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 9…

#7 Okay, I think people are getting bored with helping me make a book cover for my new novel. I gave you too many choices to choose from. #7-A But I did get some valuable feedback… at first. I am … 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 8…

#4 Okay, I do love the font… but I need to trim those bushes back. Gray sky would be better to show off the text. #4-A Same background, but I reversed it, left to right. Remember, the pointy rock will … 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 7…

#1 Okay, I did some mock-ups of the first of the background photos I took, with our princess in front of them. The white line in the center of each version is to remind us that the cover will be … 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 6…

Okay, I have picked out ten photos to choose between as the main background for the novel cover art. The advantage with these photos is that I took them myself, so I don’t need to worry about stealing an image. … Continue reading

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