BIG ANNOUNCEMENT…

        BIG NEWS!! YOU GUYS!! I have the biggest most amazingest announcement ever. I know many of you have been sad because I decided to back off of shooting stock, but the reality is that I’m an author and I really need time to write, shooting stock isn’t conducive to that because … Continue reading

TRATR REDUX: The trailer

Need I say anything? Did you even read these two sentences? I thought not.   Music: Free Royalty Free Music by DanoSongs.com

But Sunday, Sunday was killer.

Derek Hutchins by Jenn LeBlanc

So Saturday happened… I woke up Sunday to the boys snuggled on the pull out sofa. OK not really, they were on opposite edges. I was tempted once again to take the creepy Edward Cullen in the corner while you sleep pic, but refrained. Again. D jumped in the shower and Will got dressed, made very … Continue reading

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

Trading Cards!

Yep! You saw that right, Romance Trading Cards. I’m in. I will have cards at the big release party (that you are going to right?) and at RomCon in August. If you would like your own set of cards and can’t get to the opening or RomCon I’ll make them available here sooon. I can’t … Continue reading

THURSDAY!

The Rake and The Recluse illustrated romance, screenshot, ipad epub version,

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)

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

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