☆*☆Christmas Giveaway☆*☆

🎉☃️🥳 Christmas Giveaway 🥳☃️🎉

66 Amazing authors and bloggers have donated ebooks, swag, book related stuff and a couple of signed paperbacks. 🔖📚🔖

Each day three authors will be featured in:

Ira Myriam’s World of Books &

Soe Delights ~ Soe Book Bliss

on Facebook and Instagram. To participate in the giveaway you will have to comment on the daily author spotlights. The more posts you comment on, the higher chance you have to win. There will be three winners.

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🏆Prize🏆

1. Two signed paperbacks – 22+ ebooks

2. Swag + book related stuff + Rage t-shirt – 22+ ebooks

3. Swag – book related stuff – notebook – 22+ ebooks

Everyone is welcome to participate. Readers, PA’s, designers, authors and so on.

The winners will be chosen December 27th.

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Instagram & Facebook has nothing to do with this giveaway.

2nd Life Design #interview

Please give a warm welcome to graphic designer Thomas from 2nd Life Design

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Tell us a bit about yourself?

“It started out as an exercise and became an addiction.” – Jack Reacher

Hi everyone, I’m Thomas Moore. I live in Fulton, NY near Lake Ontario. I am married to author E. M. Moore and I began doing book covers as a way to reduce expenses. My wife is a prolific writer and she needed new covers on a regular basis, so I started doing them. One of the first covers I did for her was for her story Reawakened: The Chronicles of Cas. Eventually, I found that I really enjoyed doing the covers and decided to offer my skills to other authors. That’s when I started 2nd Life Designs. I called it 2nd Life because I already had a day job teaching martial arts. Graphic design has become another passion of mine. I create covers, do print and Ebook formatting, design bookmarks, banners, swag, you name it. I want to be able to help with anything an author might need.

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Have you always wanted to become an artist/designer?

I’ve always enjoyed graphic design, but usually how it related to my martial arts business. Creating custom designs for T-shirts and Logos, but when Erin began writing it sent me in a new subset of graphic design.

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Where do you find inspiration for your work?

When I do custom work, I get inspiration from the author’s blurb. When making premade covers, I get inspired by my favorite movies and tv shows: Supernatural, In Search of Monsters, The Order, Ancient Aliens, Beautiful Creatures…I could go on forever. I love the paranormal! My wife and I go to Salem, Mass as much as we possibly can. 😎

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What are you working on now?

I’m currently working on a few different projects. I am formatting my wife’s Ravana Clan Vampire Series to put into an omnibus and creating a new cover for it. I usually do two premade covers a week and I’m also working on a commission for a custom cover that is the second in a series.

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Do you have any quirks while working?

Absolutely! I work with my dog sleeping next to me and I listen to Pandora’s Classical Commute radio. Something about the big orchestra sound gets me feeling creative. My dog doesn’t even look up.

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What are your hopes for the future?

I hope to be the cover designer that authors think of first when they want the perfect cover for their story. I would absolutely love for one of my covers to be featured on the NY Times Bestseller list. Just sayin’ 😜

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Do you have anything to say to your fans?

Fans? I have fans? 😊

I would say thank you so much for appreciating what I do. It takes hours of painstaking work to create this art and seeing an author and their readers giddy with their new “pretty” makes it all worth it.

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