Gold Wins!

The poll numbers are in, and the winner is… GOLD! For the purpose of tallying, I threw out the responses that didn’t give a definite answer. Location Gold Votes Green Votes Direct Questioning 2 2 Blog 12 1 Google+ 29 6 Facebook 28 5 Mythic Scribes Forum 1 2 Total 72 16 Tidbits of other…

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Cover Title Color Choice

If you saw Wednesday’s post, you saw I was considering updating the title appearance on my cover. Most agreed that the metallic, beveled look made a greater impact. Aldrea suggested using a different color. I’ve adjusted the lighting so it comes from the correct direction, and made the text fit the e-book size. Which color…

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Cover Play

I’ve been playing with covers lately, particularly Isto’s cover. I want to go with a series look, but have been struggling with how to portray the images (stone background, symbolic clan mark). Right now, it looks like a horror novel. But in the midst of my playing, I got side-tracked title manipulation. I wound up…

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Thanmir War On Sale!

Tell your friends! Share with your neighbors! Thanmir War is on sale for $0.99 this week! The Earth Clan has declared war and a landscaper is at the dead center of it. Derek thinks his chronic headaches are the worst of his problems. He’s wrong. He wakes up in the middle of an unknown forest,…

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Why I Write Blog Hop

Thank you for all the well-wishes last week. My mom had knee surgery last Friday, and returned home Monday after over a week in the hospital. I took a trip to the other side of the state to visit her this last weekend. She’s doing well, enjoyed seeing the grandbabies, and is now under the…

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38 Seconds

I’ve asked myself What makes an effective book trailer? What attracts me? The answer to the latter is kinetic typography. One day, JeriWB and I were discussing our appreciation of beautiful moving text. It planted an idea in my mind. Fast forward to months down the road, and here I am, indulging my creative side…

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IWSG – Asking

Today is the first Wednesday of the month. That means, it’s time for Insecure Writer’s Support Group! You can find the sign up for the IWSG here. We owe Alex J Cavanaugh a huge thank you for thinking this blog hop up. I need advice. I’m a non-confrontational person who enjoys keeping friends happy and…

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How I Found the Write Path

Carrie Butler is celebrating her blogiversary! She’s hosting a blogfest called How I Found the Write Path. See who is participating, and sign up yourself. The Prompt: Please write a letter/note to yourself when you first started writing toward publication. Since I often talk to myself (in third person even), this was easy. Below is…

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