The Creative Market Products every writer must have

The Creative Market is one of the best resources for images, mock ups, scene creators, fonts, patterns, the list goes on. It is my go to website for all things design and its not just for designers, anyone can buy and use products from The Creative Market. Having a professional looking blog with images to match is going to make you stand out and there is so much competition out there now. Everyone is building a platform of some sort and everyone is writing a book. So do yourself a favour and start taking things seriously because do jusdge a book by its cover and everything else in between. How does The […]

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10 things about life I wish I’d known 10 years ago

There’s a famous line in Game of Thrones that I think is so perfect it sums up life. Ygritte’s famous line she says to John Snow is ‘You know nothing John Snow.’ This is something I have heard from my own dad over and over and I admit I roll my eyes every time. If you watch Game of Thrones you will know exactly what I’m talking about. Its a perfect line from Ygritte and my own interpretation is she is referring to so many things in John Snow’s life not just the mysterious White Walkers who roam past the wall (You’ll have to watch the show if you don’t […]

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Writers Doubt by April Klasen

“What is left to say about writing that hasn’t been summed up by more talented and more successful writers?” The tips for starting and finishing a novel, tutorials for self-publishing, learning to network with your blog… it’s already out there. All of the ideas have been thought up and turned into franchises. Now, I could regurgitate all of this information again, bore people with pros and cons of going solo in the publishing world. Or I could pose a question. “What is the point in writing when there is nothing new to say?” This is the beginning of a writer’s doubt. I am not a psychologist and I’ve only sort […]

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February Selection: Book Cover Designs

Is it February already? A few of the books selected this month are coming out later in the year but they caught my eye so I’ve included them in the February edition book cover designs I’ve been lusting over. I’m currently designing a book cover for a project that is 3/4 finished and I must admit I could go on forever but at the end of the day you have to make a decision and ship. So here a few that caught my eye this month:   The Marked Girl by Lindsey Klingele  Description: Worlds collide in Lindsey Klingele’s debut young adult novel, The Marked Girl, an exciting fantasy tale turned […]

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