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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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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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Failure

Failure Gazing up into the hard moonless night The wind pulls my soul from my lips. To what do I fathom in the ink-velvet sky? No hope do I see from the dawning day. My warrior hath gone to war,

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Ashes

            The ashes blew up from the fire as she gazed into the flames, tears making runnels in those ashes that kissed her face.  She tried hard to think of his soul rising up with the sparks into the wind

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I’m a Bestselling Author!

I’ve been honored as a Bestselling Author at Tirgearr Publishing for the month of March, 2021! Come on over to Tirgearr Publishing to check out my books! CLICK HERE FOR LINK The Druid’s Brooch Series Historical Fantasy set in Ireland

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2020 is DONE! Onwards and upwards.

Year end update! This year, I published Age of Secrets, book #8 and Age of Druids, book #9 in The Druid’s Brooch series. That finishes the series that pretty much started me on this crazy path. I also received the

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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!

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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

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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

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My New YouTube Channel!

I have a YouTube channel! Come check out my videos, and like and subscribe to get new content notifications. Please comment and share, as well! CLICK HERE! I have a few videos on writing craft, a few book trailers, an

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Fantastic reviews for Age of Secrets!

Buy your copy here! Reviews are coming in for Age of Secrets, book #8 in The Druid’s Brooch Series The latest is from the April 2020 issue of InD’Tale Magazine, giving Age of Secrets 4.5 stars out of 5, and

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Age of Secrets, Book #8 of The Druid’s Brooch Series, is now LIVE! . Fingin has no drive in his life until he finds a half-drowned dog who becomes his best friend. That friend leads him to a cottage where

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Author Newsletters

Author Newsletter   WHY? – To create a relationship with your readers and build a fanbase   Platforms: Each one has its own costs and pros/cons. Check each one’s details for which one works best for you. Shifting from one

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Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block By Christy Nicholas   What is it?   Wikipedia defines Writer’s Block as a condition, primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work or experiences a creative slowdown. Some authors experience

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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.

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Winter Wonderland Giveaway!

  Hello My Awesome Readers,   The Night Owl Romance Winter Wonderland online reader scavenger hunt ($500+ in Prizes) event is here! Enter between Dec 5th and the 19th.   I’ve teamed up with Night Owl Romance and other authors

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Reviews – where do authors get them?

Reviews for your book By Christy Nicholas   So, you’ve written your first draft. You’ve bled, sweated, and cried to get it professionally edited, published it (either with a publisher or on your own), and now it’s out there like

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