• Announcements,  Cover Reveals,  Indie Author Life,  Writing World

    Cover Reveal: Garden of Ravens Edition

    Still getting things together, but the cover is done and I didn’t want to wait to spread it around! ^_^ When it came time to get a cover together for my first poetry collection, I knew what I wanted in theory. But poetry books aren’t often very elaborate. They’re mostly simple with a lot of negative space. It probably goes without saying, but a typical cover wasn’t going to work for me. Luckily, I have a designer who knows what she’s doing, and she was able to talk me into a happy medium between something plainer and something that would grace the cover of a paranormal book. ^_^ I wanted…

  • Work-In-Progress,  Writing Journey

    Poetry Update

    GUYS! I read over the poems again, and I’m much happier with the collection than I was expecting! 😀 I went through everything with a broom first. Next is a vacuum. Then a fine-toothed comb. Then a second opinion. Then I’ll read through it again and start organizing it. And after it’s organized, I’ll read it again. But the first sweep was mostly to clean up the document, because it was an actual mess, and still is. There are crazy fonts in all the different sizes and colors, and bolded and underlined portions. The first round of cleaning up involved getting rid of random tags I didn’t need, rewriting stuff,…