Over the last two weeks, I broke down the process of a single book cover and shared some special moments behind my photoshoots. Today, I want to fill you in on what happens after the photoshoot. The first step is to view the pictures. I've taken anywhere from 161 pictures to over 300 in a… Continue reading The Making of a Book Cover: Part 3: Finalizing the Cover and Runner-up Gallery
Last week, I shared with you the early prep work that goes into the cover. Today, I want to share some of the special moments during the photoshoots themselves. While walking into the shoot knowing that I have to leave with one perfect picture can create a bit of nerves, I try to remind myself that… Continue reading The Making of a Book Cover: Part 2: The Photoshoot
Cover art is the most recognizable factor of any book . . . unless the author's name is so famous that no one looks beyond the name at the picture. Between today and the next two weeks, I want to take you behind the scenes and show you how these covers are made. Now, you… Continue reading The Making of a Book Cover: Part 1: Location and Set-up
For those that don't know, Maple Grove, the fictional town from my Ancient Words Series, is based on a real town -- my hometown: Wartrace, Tennessee. Wartrace, like so many other quaint towns, have a history all its own that is unique and special to those that call it home. Borrowed from the Chamber of… Continue reading Walk the Streets of Maple Grove
His Love Endures Forever has a long and interesting history. It was originally titled Ancient Words until the Lord made a series out of the idea. It's been exciting to venture out with the Lord and write the series. The changes to the series lineup have been amazing to watch as they unfolded. The Lord… Continue reading Cover Reveal: His Love Endures Forever
I pulled together the best of the best and added the cover art. Which one makes the best cover? Which one fits in with the rest of the series? Please only vote for your top pick this time. Let me know why it's your favorite. Feel free to post here on the blog or the… Continue reading Narrowing Down the Search: His Love Endures Forever
I have 1 final book in need of a cover. Come help me select the last cover to join the Ancient Words Family!
I'm celebrating a special birthday with a giveaway!
I'm gearing up to take the pictures for two more book covers this summer. Find out who will be joining Tyler, Taylor, and Elizabeth as part of the Ancient Words Family!
Last week I shared the story behind my novel, Where Can I Flee. If you missed it, you can catch the full story here. For the sake of a quick recap, I'll tell you simply that I hadn't planned to write the story at all. And when I did decide to write it, WCIF was… Continue reading When God Intervenes