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Final cover reveal for Two Miles Down…plus read the first scene now!

I can barely contain my excitement! Two Miles Down is almost ready for release! Below is a promo image I made, showing the final cover, and below that is the first scene for your enjoyment! Updates, and very special offers

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My first ever video update!

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Check out the in-development cover and read the prologue of Two Miles Down!

It’s Easter Sunday, and what better way to celebrate than by giving you all a sneak peek at the in-development cover and prologue for my new novel, Two Miles Down? The first draft of the novel is finished, and is

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Tips for Building Keyword Lists for Amazon Advertising

Being an indie author rocks. No deadlines. Complete freedom to write whatever you want. Bigger share of the royalties. But it’s no fun having 70% of ten bucks, when you have bills to pay. I’ve been at this game for

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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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