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Why I’m dropping my Pen Name

The last year or two has been a complete whirlwind. I never thought my writing, books and blog would get any eyeballs. I thought everything would disappear into oblivion. Sure I’m not selling hundreds of thousands of books but I feel like things are slowly moving forward towards my goals. So anyway I’ve been thinking for a while now of changing everything into my real name, Nicole Cappelleri. My reasons for putting everything in N.C Harley were because of privacy (I was a little shy) and I thought my real name was too long and complicated to spell. So I’ve decided I’m slowly changing everything over. Who knows maybe my […]

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How to create a coloring book that sells

This post is going to show you how to create a coloring book from scratch, self-publish it on Amazon and everything in between. If you own an adult coloring book and thought ‘I want to do that!’ or you’re just curious about the process, this is the post for you.   What is an adult coloring book?    They are literally coloring books for adults with more detail and a twist. I say with a twist because most of them are catering for the self-help market. There are coloring books for mindfulness, creativity, balance, peace, relaxation and much more. Some are just for lovers of dogs, cats, patterns, fashion and again much much more. For some reason […]

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December Selection: Book Cover Designs

Welcome to the Wonderful world of book covers and the December Book Cover Selection! Unfortunately readers do judge a book by its cover which is why it’s essential to have a great cover and hire a professional, if you can. I’ve picked a mixed bag as usual. Hope you enjoy.   The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick  Description: “The single most resonant and carefully imagined book of Dick’s career.” – New York TimesIt’s America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty […]

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Play the Game, Know the Score

What is the game of ‘Writer’? Learning the craft, reading, blogging, building an audience, building a subscriber list? Working Actively towards your goals with Patience, working consistently, having a long term view, growing and evolving. The Game is probably all of the above and more. Complicated, simple and yet different for everyone. And just when you thought you were two steps forward, you’re three steps back. The Game pauses and waits for us for when we get back to it. We fall down ladders, skip ahead, cheat, steal, win, lose. Still we have to play The Game. Amor Fati – Love your Fate It’s all necessary and part of The Game. […]

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