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More book cover & critiques!

We have a two-fer! I like both these strong covers for the same book. They both adhere to a strong, simple color scheme, iconic imagery, and incorporate the title with the background. For the first cover, it took me a

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Historical Fiction Ebook Sale!

Historical Fiction September sale! Each ebook is $2.99 or less! CLICK HERE !!!!! Two of my books are in the sale: Legacy of Hunger Legacy of Truth

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More book cover & critiques!

Symbol day! Covers with simpler iconography or a symbol rather than people. Even though this has many elements, there is a lot of great strength in this imagery. The strong central symbol is reminiscent of a sun in eclipse, and

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More book cover critiques!

How about some strong women on our covers today? I’m a fan of interesting frame details, so this definitely caught my eye. The book is a retelling of the Aladdin tale, so it definitely fits the story. A hint of

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More book cover critiques!

Today is blue and purple day! Simple, haunting, and asking questions. I don’t think it even needs the ‘A gripping psychological mystery’ at the bottom, because all of that is evident in the single smoking, melting candle and the tag

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LEGACY OF TRUTH is RE-RELEASED!

The day has finally come! GET YOUR COPY HERE! Remember, Tirgearr Publishing, still publishes books 3-9, and they’ve been fantastic. They still have my travel guides, The Enchanted Swans, and Call of the Morrigú. However, as each Druid’s Brooch book’s contract

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Legacy of Truth re-releases in THREE DAYS!

That’s right! Only three days away! August 8th. GET YOUR PRE-ORDER HERE! Remember, Tirgearr Publishing, still publishes books 3-9, and they’ve been fantastic. They still have my travel guides, The Enchanted Swans, and Call of the Morrigú. However, as each Druid’s

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More book cover critiques

Lets go dark today! Interesting tagline with ‘James Patterson presents’ – I’m guessing this is one of the writers he has helping him with his own books striking out on their own? Regardless, the addition is gold for marketing. It’s

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More book cover critiques!

Today is fire tones day! I’ve seen Lorna Peel’s covers before, and they’re always lovely. This one is full of Regency vibes, with that lovely house. The title font is wonderful – just a bit of scroll, but not so

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Join my Street Team!

Christy Nicholas, Author Beta Reader, ARC, Launch, and Reviewer Group CLICK HERE! Celtic Fairies, Fables, and Folklore! Historical fantasy, time travel, and travel guides. Explore the magic! Do you love reading? Would you like to be the first readers of

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Legacy of Truth – RE-RELEASE is on Pre-Order!

Legacy of Truth, the second book in my Druid’s Brooch Series, is currently not for sale. Not to worry! That’s only temporary! You see, it’s been published by Tirgearr Publishing, and they’ve been fantastic. They still have all my other Druid’s

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My books are on sale in July!~

My books are all on sale! Well, most of them. Except for those at 99c already, all my books are 50% off on Smashwords through the entire month of July. An excellent time to grab my entire series! Just click

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More book cover critiques!

Today is blue and purple day! This is lovely, full of Young Adult Fantasy feels. The font is fancy but is big enough and high enough contrast not to be lost. I would have liked more contrast in general, but

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More book covers!

More book cover critiques! I’ve got a green and gold theme going this week. I love all things filigree, and done right, it can make a striking, whimsical cover. This one does that, while giving place (Paris) without overwhelming. Simple

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More cool book covers

More book cover critiques! This cover has lovely art, very evocative and intriguing. The simple font works well, especially with the delightful dagger as the T in Agatha. Red is the primary color here, except for her blue eyes, which

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The Introvert-Extrovert Bridge

Many of us have a spot along the spectrum between Introvert and Extrovert. People on the extrovert side tend to be talkative, outgoing, and recharge by being around people, while introverts are more private, quiet, and recharge with alone time.

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Age of Druids is a RONE Awards Finalist for 2021!

InD’Tale Magazine runs the RONE Awards every year, awarding excellence in several novel categories. My book, Age of Druids, is in this year’s finals for the Fantasy category. Check out the results in June’s issue of InD’Tale Magazine! What? You

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Cool Book Covers

More book cover critiques! This one is all warmth and intrigue. Reds, golds, and yellows imply luxury. The detailed design and the skyline indicate this is a novel set in east Asia. I love the line that draws the eye

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My Interview with Scrolls and Screens

I’ve been interviewed by the wonderful Melissa Matos from Scrolls and Screens about my books, especially Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. Come check it out now! CLICK LINK Get your copy here! CLICK LINK

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Cool Book Covers

I’m back with some more book covers I admire! This one is nicely wicked (as per the title). Limited color scheme really highlights the red, which might be ink, but more likely blood. The rustic font and color treatment on

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