Monday, June 23, 2014

Last Train to Murder and Other stories

A part of the profits from the sales of this book go to the Davy Jones Equine Memorial Fund.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Guest Post: Evolution of a Cover by Elizabeth Delana Rosa

 
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About the Book:

COMING JUNE 13, 2014

Cover completeTitle: Queen of the Loch

Series: Children of the Loch Saga

Author: Elizabeth Delana Rosa

Published: Expected publishing June 13th, 2014

Word Count: Approximately 42,000

Genre: YA Paranormal

Synopsis:

Nineteen year old, Jaelyn Adena McDonnell, known as J.J. to all, just found out she is not who she thought she was. On her twentieth birthday, a handsome man shows up on her porch with a marriage edict and news that the grandfather she has never met, has died. Her world is about to change forever. J.J. must make the perilous journey to the Loch and take her place on its throne. With no idea, what is expected of her and dark forces closing in at every turn, will J.J. be able to accept her destiny or will she be stopped her before she can? Come join this first person account of a young woman’s journey to finding herself and those she meets along the way. Previously released as a free novella named Child of the Loch, this is a completely new novel based on the same premise with new characters, renamed characters and completely revamped story-line. The novella has stayed in the top 20 of Christian Fantasy and Science fiction Free Kindle since its publishing date in November of 2013. The expected publishing date is June 13, 2014. While it maintains a great level of clean reading and it references a faith, it is in no way preachy.

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Cover Art from Start to Finish…

When doing a cover, you first must identify the character. My character of choice was Jaelyn, I spent time searching through a variety of pictures from www.canstockphoto.com and found the perfect one, but she needed work.

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I trolled the internet’s vast collection flames, scars and plugged them into Photoshop. It’s important that all the elements come together.

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Finally, I touched up the Color and added the lighting and Font. I won’t go into all I did but I will share the evolution of the cover with you.

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These covers are for the Novella. I released it twice but re-covered it 3 times.

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Bio:

Elizabeth Delana Rosa has always been a writer. When she first learned to write in Kindergarten, she wrote about pigs who “groo” wings and became “butterfys.” Elizabeth knew way back then that she would have a love affair with writing. It overtook her life and has been a constant companion. Now over 20 years later, that love flows over into writing blogs, reviews, poetry and fantasy novels. Lastly Elizabeth is a big nerd. She loves Fantasy, YA, Paranormal Romance, and Sci-Fi books. Her dream is to promote Authors and help them reach the highest level of Success, while writing her own YA and NA Fantasy Novels. She often says,

I hope that my stories connect with people of all ages, genders and races. All it takes is a good story to unite people who wouldn't normally be on the same side.

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Monday, June 2, 2014

Complete Brady Bunch series on sale for $48.99

If you like the Brady Bunch here is good news. You can get the complete series on DVD at Amazon. Normally it is $110 but now it is selling for $48.99. Click on the photo to go to the site to buy it.