Blog Archives

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Writing

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Writing

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Writing

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Writing

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Art, Writing

Smashwords Holiday Sale!

Help me celebrate the season with our annual holiday sale. All my books are on sale on Smashwords from December 18-January 1! In conjunction with Smashwords,All books over $1.99 are 50% offfrom18 December through 1 January!Coupon SEY50 Simply log into

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

4.5 Star review for Age of Druids in InD’Tale Dec/Jan Issue!

“Age of Druids… provides an exciting and fulfilling conclusion to the series!” Come read the review in InD’Tale Magazine today! Buy links available here! Read the exciting conclusion of the Druid’s Brooch Series, set in the time of St. Patrick!

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Travel, Writing

Reader Questions!

READER QUESTIONS~! I’m thinking of doing a YouTube series on reader questions. What questions would you like to ask? Do you have a favorite character? Would you like to know their favorite type of music? Do you want to know

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

Age of Druids,Book #9 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now on pre-order!

Read the exciting conclusion of the Druid’s Brooch Series, set in the time of St. Patrick! GET YOUR COPY WHILE IT’S ONLY 99 cents! Clíodhna has three children and a missing husband, and now finds herself in the middle of

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

Voting for the Rone Awards is here!

My book, Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. is up for a Rone Award! But my book needs your help!   I need your votes! Please go to the InD’Tale Magazine page HERE Week 3 and cast your vote! Yes, you must

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. in Rone Awards Voting!

BOTH Past Storm and Fire and Time Tourist Outfitters, Ltd. have made the reader voting phase of InD’Tale Magazine’s RONE awards!   Unfortunately, I must choose one, as the votes usually get split when one author has two books, so

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

Age of Secrets (Druid’s Brooch #8) is on pre-order!

Age of Secrets, Book #8 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now on pre-order! . Release date is March 11, 2020. . Fingin has no drive in his life until he finds a half-drowned dog who becomes his best friend.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

Contest! Win Amazon Gift Cards and more!

I’m part of a great giveaway! Enter and sign up to follow a bunch of authors on BookBub, and be entered to win Amazon Gift Cards! CLICK HERE!  

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

Past Storm and Fire is a Discovered Diamond!

The lovely folks at Discovering Diamonds have posted a review of Past Storm and Fire.  Here’s an excerpt. Please visit their site for the entire review!   How often do we find that it takes a crisis or a disaster

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in History, Writing

Past Storm and Fire is on audiobook!

  Past Storm and Fire is now available as an audiobook! Audible Audiobooks.com Scribd GooglePlay Kobo Nook Chirpbooks To find it in your library, request it through Overdrive: Overdrive

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing

Win a Kindle Reader! Free Books!

Win A Kindle Reader! And Gain Access to Tons of Free Books!!  

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing
Follow me on Bookbub!
FOLLOW ME ON BOOKBUB!
Categories

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 8,810 other followers

Follow Christy Jackson Nicholas, Author and Artist on WordPress.com