Category Archives: Mirror

Posts specifically related to Mirror, the first book in the Valkanas Clan series.

Win a free signed copy of Mirror from Goodreads

Goodreads Book Giveaway Mirror by Noelle Ryan Giveaway ends May 31, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads.   Enter to win   via Goodreads | Book giveaway for Mirror (The Valkanas Clan, #1) by Noelle Ryan May 04-May 31,

Win a free signed copy of Mirror from Goodreads

Goodreads Book Giveaway Mirror by Noelle Ryan Giveaway ends May 31, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads.   Enter to win   via Goodreads | Book giveaway for Mirror (The Valkanas Clan, #1) by Noelle Ryan May 04-May 31,

Stack of 5 copies of Mirror on my desk

Mirror is now available in hardcopy on Amazon and Createspace

Hurray! Finally all the bumps and bruises along the way with the Createspace formatting got sorted out (quick hint: don’t take advantage of the seemingly time-saving option to upload your book as a word doc – convert it to pdf

Stack of 5 copies of Mirror on my desk

Mirror is now available in hardcopy on Amazon and Createspace

Hurray! Finally all the bumps and bruises along the way with the Createspace formatting got sorted out (quick hint: don’t take advantage of the seemingly time-saving option to upload your book as a word doc – convert it to pdf

Print copy book cover for Mirror

The full book cover – what do you think?

This is the design I landed on for the full book cover (for the print version of the book). The left side, of course, will be the back of the book, the middle is the spine, the right side is

Print copy book cover for Mirror

The full book cover – what do you think?

This is the design I landed on for the full book cover (for the print version of the book). The left side, of course, will be the back of the book, the middle is the spine, the right side is

directions for section break insertion

Why section breaks are your best friend when formatting for CreateSpace

I spent several hours yesterday and the day before working on ironing out the little formatting details to get everything running smoothly for a CreateSpace print version of Mirror,  read this article on 5 newbie book layout mistakes relatively late

directions for section break insertion

Why section breaks are your best friend when formatting for CreateSpace

I spent several hours yesterday and the day before working on ironing out the little formatting details to get everything running smoothly for a CreateSpace print version of Mirror,  read this article on 5 newbie book layout mistakes relatively late

The first 11 days…

For those of you who are interested in learning more about how things might unfold for a new independent author in the initial days after publication, I thought I’d share a little bit about what’s happened so far. On Dec. 17th, I

The first 11 days…

For those of you who are interested in learning more about how things might unfold for a new independent author in the initial days after publication, I thought I’d share a little bit about what’s happened so far. On Dec. 17th, I

Snag a copy of Mirror for free today

There will only be a couple days where anyone can snag a copy of Mirror for free over the next several months–and today is one of them! So don’t forget to grab a copy while the (free) getting is good–and

Snag a copy of Mirror for free today

There will only be a couple days where anyone can snag a copy of Mirror for free over the next several months–and today is one of them! So don’t forget to grab a copy while the (free) getting is good–and

Cover art for the book Mirror

Mirror went live on Amazon early – whoo-hoo!

You can get your copy of Mirror already; turns out the 12 hour warning I got at 3 when I uploaded it was exaggerated this time around. Tis the season to get it as a great gift for the urban fantasy fan

Cover art for the book Mirror

Mirror went live on Amazon early – whoo-hoo!

You can get your copy of Mirror already; turns out the 12 hour warning I got at 3 when I uploaded it was exaggerated this time around. Tis the season to get it as a great gift for the urban fantasy fan