Celebrating cover design, book design and original art

Today is the coldest day so far this winter, with an actual temperate of six degrees Farenheit and an even lower wind chill. This is doubly surprising to me– even as someone accustomed to winter in the northeast United States– because so far this weekend, little, prone-to-be-cold publisher Angel Ackerman has been going outside inContinue reading “Celebrating cover design, book design and original art”

NetGalley: A Starving Artist Resource for the Latest Books

If you are a writer and/or author, you have a duty to stay current. Just like any profession, the writer must know what is happening in the industry. Common advice points toward Amazon for information on trends, genres and even as a source to show what covers sell. And, of course, writers should read allContinue reading “NetGalley: A Starving Artist Resource for the Latest Books”

Cover Reveal: Not An Able-Bodied White Man with Money

So much activity in the Parisian Phoenix universe‚Ķ Here is the official cover reveal for our nonfiction anthology on the experiences of marginalized identities in the Lehigh Valley. At least a dozen local authors talk about topics exploring how we are not able-bodied white men with money. We all have something that sets us apart.Continue reading “Cover Reveal: Not An Able-Bodied White Man with Money”

does size matter?

I’m old. I’ll admit that. Growing up in South Bethlehem we walked to the library at Webster and 4th street for books. Later, when we were older, we’d head over the “New Street” bridge and go to the big library. Or the AAUW book sale on bag day. I can still pack a paper bagContinue reading “does size matter?”