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Designing a book cover for JOURNEY: Book Two of From The Sky: an alien invasion series

You can see how I designed the cover for ARRIVAL, and the rejected cover options, by clicking here. I enjoyed writing that piece so much, and received such great feedback, that I thought I’d share with you all some of

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Designing a book cover for ARRIVAL: Book One of From The Sky: an alien invasion series

  To be a true indie author, it struck me that I ought to be doing all aspects of the publishing process myself. This meant becoming a book cover designer. Little did I know what I was letting myself in

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Arrival shortlisted as one of the Top 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading 2015

    I’m so thankful to those of you who have nominated Arrival – Book One of the From The Sky Trilogy, as one of the Top 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading in 2015 in ReadFREE.ly’s poll. Over 10,000 people

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The Controversial Atticus Finch – Harper Lee upsets the masses with Go Set a Watchman

Fifty-five years ago, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird was published. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you what it was about. I’m sure, if there are other intelligent lifeforms in the universe, their kids are taught the text

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Amazon… A virtual marketplace, or Big Brother?

Originally posted on imy santiago:
A couple of weeks ago I read the third installment of a series I really loved. I will refrain from sharing the name of the novel and its author. Like any reader, as soon as…

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A new review of ARRIVAL at The Page Walker

Thank you so much to Louize at The Page Walker for her review of ARRIVAL. Here’s an extract of the review: “I love watching alien movies –ET, Star Wars, Star Trek, Independence Day, and Superman- just to name a few.

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