I decided to run a A/B test of candidate covers for The Widow’s Son. There are a few sites that let you do this, I chose PickFu.com. It’s not free, and depending on the size of the survey and the targeted audience, it can get expensive. I kept my survey limited to 50 men who … Continue reading Book Cover Smackdown
Many years ago I wrote a short story for a little Weird West anthology that would eventually become The Widow’s Son. It’s a bit rough, but I reckon I’d share it all the same.
Just a quick post of some awesome fan art inspired by The Widow’s Son.
Book trailers are an important, but often overlooked part of your marketing strategy. Book trailers can make a lasting impression, for good or for ill.
“The Man With Bronze Teeth” will focus on a teenage Zarahemla Two Crows, his relationship with his foster sister Ooljee, and his quest to become a man as he battles the titular villain alongside his foster father Porter Rockwell.
For quick book cover mock-ups, I like to work on my phone. It’s convenient and I can fiddle with ideas anywhere, anytime. Here’s a quick rundown of the apps I generally use.
Writers, fire up your keyboards! Submissions will be opening up soon for the weird west anthology “A Fistful of Demons.”
Monster and demon hunting fiction has always held a special place in my heart, from blockbuster series like Monster Hunter International by Larry Correia and The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher to a ton of lesser-known novels and series in between. One series much deserving of more attention is Beasts of Burdin by Alexander Nader. … Continue reading Beasts of Burdin
In addition to writing, I also design book covers. My passion is ensuring you put your best face forward when releasing your book, and a high quality cover can make all the difference. People really do judge a book by the cover.
Wrote this intro when I was playing with different POVs for the novel. It’s narrated by Zarahemla Two Crows. Didn’t make it into the book, but I like it.