After much book-cover angst over my new psychological thriller, The Foster Mother, I bit the bullet.
I put the job out to professional cover designers in USA.
Three weeks later they returned with their concept mockup. It immediately took my breath away!
Giving them the brief put me on the spot. They asked all kinds of questions about the plot, the characters […]
Flying High After Finishing, The Foster Mother, my new Psychological Thriller.
I won’t be flying high for very long as the completed manuscript for, The Foster Mother, is already out with a team of eagle-eyed Beta Readers and a professional editor who will all have much to say!
So I’m braced for their very valuable advice and for lots of red […]
Learning new things and reworking the core part of an author business is critical these days.
Yesterday I spent three amazing hours with publishing book consultant and author extraordinaire, Kirsten McKenzie. It was an eye-opening session and reinforces the much repeated concept that you don’t know what you don’t know. It turns out I hardly know a thing.
She discussed my […]
I’ve been working on, Valentina, the draft Prologue for my new psychological thriller.
You may like to read Valentina-the draft prologue, and give me feedback, so I can improve my story telling skills?
Nora is the protagonist and this is setting the tone for this dark psychological thriller.
PROLOGUE – Nora
I was twelve when my mother […]
I’m starting 2023 with a new psychological thriller, not literally darlings, although it’s tempting!!
This first newsletter for the year has updates about my new psychological thriller, Valentina, (the name of a neglected and abandoned baby). It’s only a working title at this stage.
I’m about a third into it and there’s much more meaty stuff to write.
The basic story outline, […]