#TRATR Book Trailer

I can’t believe I didn’t include this on my blog. It is the most amazing thing and I am head over heels in love with it. One of my twitter be sties and my RomCon buddy Rita made it for me because she is just that damned crafty and fabulous. So without further ado:

Please release me…set me free…

It’s release week again, YAY! Let me explain, the digital release was February 10, and the release next week is for the print book, which was never going to be a possibility. However, due to popular demand, there is now a trade paperback. The cost of printing an illustrated trade novel is a bit more … Continue reading

Cowboy Take Me Away – Kathleen Eagle

“Her camera didn’t lie.When photographer Skyler Quinn first fixed her lens on gorgeous cowboy Trace Wolf Track, she liked what she saw but didn’t give it much thought. Until everywhere she went—the rodeo, the Double D Wild Horse Sanctuary— there he was, and the heat between them built to the boiling point. As a widow … Continue reading

You are cordially invited…

   

EPUB vs PDF

I was going to write a helpful little post about format and reader selection for everyone. Then I thought about the awesomeness that is Jane L over at Dear Author, and how she has had so many helpful posts about the ereaders and whatnot so I went to see if she had already done just … Continue reading

THURSDAY!

All this work and it’s down to two days of cramming in edits and redesigns. CHAOS!! I love working on deadline, that comes fro my blood as a photojournalist, a newspaper photographer. I thrive on dead. So here I am. I wanted to post a few more screenshots of the [working title] but these are … Continue reading

DRM (or…the devil)

out take from illustrated romance shoot

There are so many debates about DRM (digital rights Management) and eBook pricing that I have to say a couple things about my novel. It is a digital book only (there is a Limited Edition print version…but the cost is astronomical because of all the illustrations). I have thought a great deal about all the … Continue reading

IPAD!!!

The EPUB version of my novel on iPad is absolutely GORGEOUS!! Oh my stars I’m excited. Especially after seeing the kindle preview. (sorry about that whiny post) Anywhoo! I am thrilled by the look of the novel on the iPad the color plates are stunningly beautiful, the text flows perfectly, the layout is almost perfect, I … Continue reading

The end of a long year

The image above was the first picture I ever made for this project and here it comes, the end of the year. Officially, I started illustrating this novel on January 9, 2010. SO for me this year has been momentous. The thing of it is, when I started I had no idea it would go … Continue reading

Valediction

This is it. The home stretch. The grande finale. The whole shebang (not the Ricky Martin version). That’s all folks. Fin. Finito. 10-4. Over and out. Adieu. My own valediction. My personal deadline for finishing the final run through and placing, designing and checking out this book is…Christmas Eve. It’s my Christmas present to myself … Continue reading