It’s finally here! The highly anticipated (at least on my end!) reveal for the cover of Desperately Ever After, which hits the cyber shelves at Amazon February 1!
I have to thank the wonderful Hazel Gaynor once again for directing me to Andrew Brown’s Design for Writers. He did a great job tackling my desire for a whimsical and fantastical–but not too girly–design. Yes, there is pink, but we tried to offset it with the orange sky and the deep red font, about which a dear friend said: “The crimson reminds me of blood and thus I feel the desperation.” That still makes me laugh.
Plus, the book Andrew designed for Hazel went on to sell close to 100,000 copies before William Morrow stepped in and gave her two-book/reprint deal. So there’s that…
Enter to win the very first e-book of Desperately Ever After by leaving a comment below. Just tell me why you’d like to read it by 11.59 p.m. Tuesday, January 28.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for RELEASE WEEK!!
Tuesday (1/28): In addition to the contest mentioned above, Chick Lit Central interviews yours truly and offers another (double!) giveaway. Hint: It’s Disney Month over there, so a fun time is guaranteed!
Wednesday (1/29): Ruth Mancini, author of Swimming Upstream, talks about her inspirational journey from self-publication to coveted reprint deal. Stop by to hear all about it and enter to win an e-copy of her acclaimed novel.
Saturday (2/1): Early Bird Release Day! Desperately Ever After officially hits the cyber shelves at Amazon. (Print copies may take an extra few days.) The women on these pages have become more than friends to me over the years, so I can’t wait for you to meet them. I’ll post the link here as soon as the clock strikes… well, you know.
Sunday (2/2): Nothing for me. But cross your fingers (hopefully while snuggling up with a brand new book…) that Punxsutawney Phil doesn’t see his shadow!!