Three Ways To Generate an Idea for Your Next Novel

The dreaded question for any writer - where do you get your ideas? Neil Gaiman once said “Doctors, for example, are always being asked for free medical advice, lawyers are asked for legal information, morticians are told how interesting a profession that must be and then people change the subject fast. And writers are asked … Continue reading Three Ways To Generate an Idea for Your Next Novel

3 Movie Tie-In Book Covers : Stephen King Edition

While I was gathering inspiration for the cover of my horror novel, Gevingey, I obviously looked to the King for guidance. His books often have multiple covers, which meant multiple different ways of telling people about a story in a new or different way (which is bully for an amateur designer trying to find her … Continue reading 3 Movie Tie-In Book Covers : Stephen King Edition

Peyton Place by Grace Metalious

Grace Metalious (1924 - 1964) The story of Grace's life isn't an overly happy one. She was born into a broken, impoverished home in the backwoods of New Hampshire in the middle of the Great Depression. At eighteen she married George Metalious and had her first child. Grace drank, swore and wore baggy men's clothing. … Continue reading Peyton Place by Grace Metalious