Wednesday, May 13, 2015

New Book Covers

Hello all! I hope everyone had a good Mother's Day last weekend. I am still lucky to have my own mother to celebrate with. Ever encouraging me with my writing and books, she is one of my biggest fans. She was thrilled to see my newest creations that I wish to share with you today.

Looks like my book will be entitled "Legend of Fayre Sea".  I decided to cheat a little this time and found a few pre-made images online to use. I downloaded them and took it from there, adding the title, subtitle, name and tweaks to enhance the book for use in my promotions. With the book cover done, I now have the challenge of formatting the pages of my book and making some suitable illustrations for it.

Will you look these over and give your opinion on which of these best fits a story about a pirate and mermaid who fall in love but are separated by significant events regarding race/class discrimination, danger in Fayre Sea, pirates, and an extremely difficult quest. I would classify this story as Medieval Fantasy Fiction Adventure with some romance.

Here is what I have:







I hope you will take some time to look these over and offer me your comments. It's so hard to choose and without a marketing team of experts at my disposal, I need to rely on my friends on the Internet, especially in Google+.  Thanks for your help! Have a great week!

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hello Spring!

The temperatures are rising and the snowbirds are taking their leave for cooler realms. I look around at the lovely flowers here. Yes, there are gorgeous flowers here in the desert and I wanted to share a few of them with you.






As I continue with my walks around our neighborhood, I notice the vibrant colors that seem to challenge me to rush home and draw some of my own flowers and plants for my fictional world.  I may have to do that very soon, certainly before spring ends.  This reminds me of KABAM.


I will be there to promote my two books and talk about the third I am working on. If you are anywhere in the area of Kingman, AZ. Stop by and visit. The weather is usually nice and there is a lot to see. If you aren't an author, but are curious about becoming one, there publishers and artists there who can help learn what to do. There will be an Authors' Tent as well as vendors and entertainment, but you must register first. I am also making a lot of beaded bookmarkers to sell. They have been selling well and a good way to promote my books.  

My current book is about half way done. I do my own illustrations and book layout so that takes a lot of time from writing. I will try to share some graphics in the future to share with you.  Until then, keep writing!