covers

My Disaster Cover #bookcovers

After writing the last post, Sandrine Lopez, (@sanpezzers) tweeted and asked if I’d ever had an experience of having to live with a bad cover and  would I do a post on it. I have to confess, this cover is so bad, it has tainted how I feel about the story as a whole. The…

Cover-rage: Why Writers Need to Care about Covers #bookcovers

I had a horrible nightmare last week. I dreamed that my novel was released with a cover featuring a blonde bimbo with fake tits sandwiched between two rambo clones. I could see it so clearly, in all its revoltingly literal, misleading, exploitative glory. The scrolled, wedding-invite font was the last straw. I broke through into…