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Cover art: judging a book by its cover.
A few weeks back Bitingduck Press engaged an artist, Jeff Delierre (http://jeffdelierre.carbonmade.com/) , to prepare the cover artwork for Kill Shot, my upcoming YA novel (Spring 2015). I happened to be working on another round of edits as this is occurring. … Continue reading
On the writing of a fantasy versus realistic historical fiction
Duck Boy is an urban fantasy. The writing of that book was difficult because one had to figure out a logic to the world that the main character inhabits and make sure it all worked, and all made sense. In … Continue reading
The Art of Cover Art
When a book moves through the process, the publisher usually begins to work up some cover art with the help of an artist. The cover is a big deal, a bigger deal than ever before, I think. There’s so much … Continue reading
“Coup de Grace”, the title of my new novel (Spring 2015) is now in the beta reader phase. I’ve had a couple of good critical reads thus far. I’m collecting the suggestions and integrating them as I go. It’s … Continue reading
Don’t be too ambitious……
Learned a lesson again, yesterday. I’m in the midst of a first edit of an upcoming novel, tentatively titled Coup de Grace. Work stuff is closing in, so I realized I’ve got to floor it or the editing won’t get done … Continue reading
The editing process begins for “Coup de Grace.”
The editing process begins for my next YA novel. Bitingduck Press Editor-in-chief, Jay Nadeau, just sent me her comments after a first read through of my next book, scheduled to be released in Spring 2015. The story is tentatively titled … Continue reading
Bitingduck Press is planning to release another of my YA novels!
It’s a lovely bit of news for any writer. My novel has been accepted! Bitingduck Press has accepted my YA novel, Coup de Grace, Spring 2015. For those of you who follow twitter and other accounts, you’ll know I was … Continue reading