Category Archives: book cover

Looking Back at 2016

By S. J. Brown Since 2016 is almost over I thought I would reminisce a bit.  For several years I have been sharing my images on Facebook.   I share a new photo each Sunday so there are many photos that … Continue reading

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History of Dolls by Barbara Schlichting

Since my A First Ladies Mystery series is set in a dollhouse, I thought it’d be interesting to learn the history of dolls. Doll origins date to the beginning of time. Women passed their dolls down to their daughters as … Continue reading

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How to Tell if Your Slip is Showing!

    This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction If you are a woman many of you have run into a problem with your slip showing below your hemline. Not only does it look unprofessional, when someone brings it … Continue reading

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Fun with Book Promotion by Erin Farwell

Writing is hard work. You have to create believable but inventive plots and characters people care about or hate depending on their role in your story. The setting must support the world you’ve created and the ending must satisfy the … Continue reading

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Photograph = Thousand Words

Post, photos copyright by Doris McCraw             This is an extra post this month. I thought instead of my usual post, I would share some photographs and give you some options for writing thoughts, stories, … Continue reading

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Your Cover Is the Bridge to Your Readers by Stephanie Stamm

We work hard to make the content of our books just right. But the first thing any potential reader sees is the book’s cover. If that potential reader does not find the cover compelling, she or he will never pick … Continue reading

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Cover to Cover-Judge a Book by Its Cover by Cher’ley

This Blog by Cher’ley Grogg Do you Judge a Book by the Cover? Of course you do. That’s the first thing you notice and then you proceed from there. Perhaps the first chapter or the back cover. Sometimes we scan … Continue reading

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