Heir to Power – Chapter 6

Naturi watched them walk away, thinking he’d love to give Collin a lesson in manners. He hated when Collin called Kairma Boo. It was undignified, and far too intimate. Collin was seventeen now, old enough to take a mate, and Naturi thought he should be more respectful. He bristled at the thought of Collin taking…

Heir to Power – Chapter 5

Kairma was feeling a little uneasy about probing around the Godstones as she climbed up the stairs on the left side of the fourth head and walked through the narrow crevice that led to the opening of the newly discovered shrine. Seeing Collin and Zedic just finishing their lunch, she smiled brightly.

Designing Book Covers – Part 2 – The Candy Store

The Trilogy didn’t take off like we had hoped and it’s hard to say if the cover was holding it back or not. After walking through stores and studying other covers I realized most books have a person on the cover. So my next book cover would incorporate a character. The rest of the imagery…

Heir to Power – Chapter 4

A moment later Jettena called them for lunch. Kairma was famished and Isontra agreed to continue the lesson later. Laying down the ancient records, the two women joined Jettena at the long dining table. Her little brothers were at the table already playing with their food, but Zedic was nowhere to be seen. Kairma was…

Designing Book Covers – Part 1 – The Healing Crystal

There are hundreds of blogs and books on cover design; many of which I have read. Some of these educational blogs and books stress the use of symbolism, while others counsel using people on the cover because the story is all about the characters. Others advise to avoid images of characters, claiming readers like to…