Custom Book Cover Design Services

Fast, Affordable, and Professional Graphic Design Services for Authors and Small or Independent PublishersSpecializing in print book and eBook cover design, I guarantee customer satisfaction and a design that will catch the eyes of readers while both capturing the essence of your work and staying true to industry standards. With professional experience designing book covers in [...]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! Short Story Anthology

SUBMISSIONS WANTED FOR SHORT STORY ANTHOLOGY!Submission Deadline: July 1st, 2014Tayen Lane Publishing is looking for short stories for its upcoming anthology.Submission Guidelines:Tayen Lane seeks short stories across all genres. All short stories must be original, unpublished fiction, double spaced, and less than 3,000 words in length. The stories submitted should in PDF format as an attachment to [...]

‘The Weight of Snow’ Receives Honorable Mention in the 2014 San Francisco Book Festival!

Celebrating the best books of the spring, the judges of San Francisco Book Festival reward The Weight of Snow with Honorable Mention in their 2014 contest!    Praise for The Weight of Snow "The poems in The Weight of Snow are heartfelt, skillfully written, and keenly observed fragments of the natural world and our lives there. Bravo." - [...]

POETRY: Excerpt from ‘The Weight of Snow’ (Black Swift Press, 2014)

CLIMBING NORTH MOUNTAIN IN SPRING Sonata of the mockingbirds from the high limbs of the poplar, the curtains shift; petals are loosened from the tangle of bougainvillea vine, are pulled to the earth in a brilliant snow of tangerine and magenta. I go north, the noise too unsettling, climb small Sugarloaf Mountain to wander through [...]