Hello everyone!With regards to my hardcover artwork, upon reflection, I wasn't very happy with how it turned out. It didn't feel appropriate to the story nor the character and felt very out of place. As a result, I took some time to create another rendition that I liked a lot more. Now I can present … Continue reading The Legend of Nariko: 5 Year Anniversay Hardcover No. 2
Hello Everyone, Hope you are all safe and healthy in these troubling times. I’m happy to present the cover art for my 2nd book, The Legend of Nariko: The Goddess Prophecy: The faint watermark will not be on the paperback prints. It took me about six weeks to complete. While I’m happy with the end … Continue reading Book Cover Reveal and Author Update
Hello everyone! I've created a new book cover for the 4th edition of The Legend of Nariko: The Mark of Silverfrost. I wanted to create a new edition after learning a lot about formatting chapters, fonts and page lengths from the books I've read and reviewed. I started looking back at the "What Writers can … Continue reading New Book Cover!
I want to preface this article by noting that I am not a professional by any means. What I’m hoping this article will do is help other beginning authors like myself learn from the struggles and mistakes that I made in my first year. I published my book as an ebook in April 2017 and … Continue reading What I learned in my First Year of Self Publishing
My first book, The Lost Daughter, is almost done! Still being read by test readers before it can officially be published. But hopefully it will be released very soon. I've been working on the cover, basically I still need to practice how to draw/color swords as it is central in this picture. But I feel … Continue reading Book Cover 1!
It took me a while, but finally I've done it! Really excited! Might be able to publish the story soon! Thank you all for following me along this adventure - Raphael
Hi Everyone! Its been quite a while, I find myself apologizing once again. These past few weeks have been quite hectic with life throwing all sorts of wrenches in my plans. Luckily things are starting to settle now so I should have time to post something every two weeks! One nice thing about having a … Continue reading Cover Art Progress
We all do it.When walking through a bookstore, do we look through the descriptions of all the books we pass by? Of course not, that would take far too much time out of our already increasingly busy lives. The old phrase "Don't Judge a Book by its Cover" works well when talking about people, but … Continue reading Judging a Book by its Cover