Working with a pro cover designer

Working with a pro cover designer

Deciding to spend part of my meagre marketing budget on a professional cover design was one of the easiest decisions I’ve ever made. While I had a pretty clear idea in my mind of what I wanted, I knew that there was not a snowballs’ chance in hell of me realising that...
Publish and be damned

Publish and be damned

I did it. I published my novel. The First Ethereal exists in the world. It’s a thing. What lived only in my head for such a long time, is finally out there. It’s real. The truth is, I never really believed that I would do it. In fact, for a very long time, I doubted...
Preparing to jump

Preparing to jump

I’ve not blogged in a while because I’ve been editing my novel. I sent it to my editor on Friday, word-blind, exhausted and more than a little nervous. It’s as good as I can make it on my own – now I need a professional to steer me in the right direction. Handing over...