Friends, it’s #SciFiSunday and there’s a new novel roaming out in the wild. After many long days and nights of writing, editing, researching, proofreading, and pulling my hair out, Colony is now available for you to read in eBook and paperback form. [Read more…]
Meet the Cover Artist for Colony – Aimée Henny Brown!
Wondering about the amazing art on the cover of Colony? Meet the artist, the fantastic Aimée Henny Brown! [Read more…]
Book Blurbs and Promotion – When, why, and how to tell the truth
As a queer reader, I know how nice it is to pick up a book, read the blurb or just look at the cover, and have a pretty clear idea that the content isn’t troublingly heteronormative or, worse, actively homophobic or transphobic. Is it imperative, then, that your book blurbs and promotion clearly advertise a book’s progressive chops and niche market? Or, is there something to be said for a little inveigling and obfuscation? Following on from my earlier post on how to write a book blurb, this time I’m looking at when, why, and how to tell the truth when promoting your book. [Read more…]
How to Write a Blurb for Your Book
Writing blurbs is both an art and a science. Happily, I’ve long been a fan of both endeavours. Even so, writing the blurbs for my own books is always a challenge. The blurb needs to instantly captivate the reader. Every word needs to pull its weight. But, what should you highlight? What should you include as a teaser, and what should you omit for fear of giving away too much too soon!? What follows are my musings on how to write a blurb for your book. [Read more…]