The great cover challenge

July 31, 2016 at 12:32 pm

As the release date for Once Confronted draws ever closer, work on its cover has increased. When it comes to the right cover, Once Confronted has provided many challenges. It’s not a romance. It can be intense. It’s about something terrible that happens and the recovery from that terrible event, but it’s also hopeful. It’s about a young woman’s journey through it all, but it’s not just about her journey. So what do we put on the cover? Should it be a person? What should they be doing? Should it be something symbolic? If so, what? I am not exaggerating […]

Social media

June 5, 2016 at 12:21 pm

Social media can be a useful tool in reaching people so they hear about your book. Gaining an international audience is now an attainable goal for an unknown author with a small print or self-published book, thanks largely to social media. A few years ago, that kind of thing would have been next to impossible. Sites like Facebook and Goodreads can make a huge difference to an author’s marketing. This doesn’t mean that having no social media platform means your book won’t sell. However, there’s no doubt that pages on social media sites can made a huge difference, so even […]