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Artists work wonders! A 49ers cover reveal!


I’m not kidding when I say that either. As an author, I’m totally, 100% reliant upon the artists I commission for my books to create images that will catch people’s eyes. Often, I’ll have a picture in my mind, and will try to communicate that to the artist using my own drawing skills and text. … Continue reading

Cover artists earn every single fucking penny


Seriously, if you can afford a cover artist, as in a real person that is a real artist, pay them. I have been attempting to create a cover for my upcoming, self-published collection of Blaise Maximillian short stories. And it is hard. Very. Damn. Hard. So hard – and has resulted in covers that I can only … Continue reading

Comics Jam – With Philip Reeve @philipreeve1 and Sarah MacIntyre @jabberworks


Way back in February, I took my daughters to meet the amazingly talented @philipreeve1 – steampunk author – and Sarah MacIntyre (@jabberworks) as part of a comics jam. I’d never been to one before so I not only was I excited about meeting Philip, I was also excited to learn more about how comics are … Continue reading

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