Monthly Archives: February 2012


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I love a good scare. And seriously, who doesn’t? Being frightened is a catharsis you don’t find with any other emotional response to an external stimulus. And even better when you’re being scared out of your underpants, nightgown, boxers, or skinsuit, when tucked in safely under mounds of blanket. And […]

Five of the scariest books you’ll regret reading (at night)



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Oh I do love a good zombie gift. Zifts (as they might be called) are special to give because they say you know the person well enough to hand over some brain-munching fun! And Zifts range from the whimsical to the absolutely CRAZY! I wanted to share with you some […]

Fabulous Friday: Zombie Gifts



March isn’t just for spring make-overs and NCAA basketball hoops! That month is also for going ADORKABLE! And to kickoff “Marchdorkable”, I’m offering $25.00 off any package for first time clients! This can apply to any one of my three design packages. Give your book cover the Adorkable touch. Check […]

March Madness Sale at Adorkable Designs



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Recently I had an extended conversation with a dear writer friend that spanned a vast number of topics. From that conversation a number of conclusions were drawn — but one of the most important conclusions was the different types of writers there are. I’m not talking about genre writers or […]

Writely Advice: It’s all about balance



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She was born June 10, 1992. At that time I was midway through graduate school. She’s just a year older than my youngest step child… and she’s the latest cover model for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. Her name is Kate Upton. She’s a model. She’s a TEENAGE. And now, she’ll be […]

UNfabulous Friday: Sports Illustrated Swimsuits and teenagers



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Last week I had one of those moments where I though my heart was going to slosh out of my nether-holes and I was just going to give up the writer ghost. Okay, I kid — I didn’t let it effect me THAT badly; but I must channel George Washington […]

Writely Advice: Turn away from rankings