Up until this week, my novel was a manuscript bound by little more than hope and a dream. But now, The Story Collector has been enveloped by a design that I have to say, I love! So without further ado, here it is… I am not exaggerating when I say my publisher (Urbane Publications) was… Continue reading My Book Has A Face!
A recent trend of wrapping books in unassuming brown paper and jotting down the merest of hints as to what lies underneath is sweeping the nation’s bookshops and book-clubs. I love this idea, because covers can often be misleading, distracting or ill-fitting. The old adage of judging books by their covers exists precisely because this… Continue reading Cover Story
I am very excited to say that my book cover is almost complete and will very shortly be revealed on this here blog, so stay tuned for that! I’ve been working closely with Tugboat Designs and we’ve created an alluring image that encapsulates the story beautifully. So now everything is happening quite quickly – I’ve… Continue reading The Time Is Drawing Near….