I've been posting the cover of A Jar of Thursday quite a bit in social media lately - Whoops, sorry, finger must have slipped 😉 Anyway, while I've put a credits section in the back of the book, it struck me that to be fair I should also share the credits via social media. And as the … Continue reading What makes a book cover?
Yes, I admit it. In spite of all the advice about not making your own book cover and getting a proper designer/cover artist/using an appropriate stock photo/getting a quality premade cover, I went ahead and designed my own. Here's why: I had a very strong idea of how I wanted the cover to look. The … Continue reading 6 things I learnt while making my book cover…
The cover credits section in The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes includes just the necessary acknowledgements for the resources I used in making the book cover. However, I wanted to provide a more comprehensive list for anyone who might want to use the same resources for their own cover or ebook. Apologies if this reads like the end … Continue reading Roll credits! The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes
Perhaps you want to capture a panorama of the whole landscape, as below: Or it might be a view of the arrow-straight path you're taking through that landscape. Or, if you bend a little, the path's a wide, wide road through a forest. It looks safe enough, but what lurks among those leaves? Look closer, and among … Continue reading Perspectives – 1 place, 5 photos, 5 views
I'm conscious that I haven't posted here for a little while. Not because I haven't been writing - I've written various flash stories, carried on editing the novel/hot potato (I'm nearly two-thirds through what I'd say was a fairly thorough edit, involving quite a bit of rewriting, she said defensively), and I've had two stories … Continue reading Something a little different
Here are the credits and attributions for all images I used in the making of promotional images for my flash fiction collection on Ether> I have also included a credit for non-standard fonts. In My End Is My Beginning: the original photo is by photophilde and is called Stormy sky at the beach. I found it via … Continue reading Roll credits! Ether Flash Fortnight image credits