Who is Carina Mitela?

Carina, warrior, councillor and mother – purely some suggestions!

When you invent a character like Carina Mitela, you need to know who she is, where did she come from, what does she want, and fear? What’s stopping her? What does she like? What are her values? What are her strengths and weaknesses?

Carina […]

Double orange label – Thank you, Canada and Australia!

Okay, I admit it, this is a (slightly) bragging post, but I was thrilled when INCEPTIO hit the #1 Best Seller spot on the Australian and Canadian Amazon stores this weekend. And it didn’t do too badly in the UK one!

This ranking is much coveted by authors, but is often extremely ephemeral, so […]

Choosing the colours of book covers

It’s a well-worn statement, a cliché even, that it’s the book cover that sells the book.

I’d refine that a little. What a cover does first is grab a browser’s attention, nothing more. You’ve made them pause, even stop to investigate further. If they pick it up or click on its image, that’s a second […]