Today there’s a treat for you: one great author (Dan Holloway) interviewing another (Jane Davis) on his blog. After the morning I’ve had (don’t ask), I’d make a hash of trying to explain any more. You may not have heard of novelist Jane Davis before, but that could be the world’s fault for not being ready for her. So I’m off to get myself a coffee and some ibuprofen while the interview speaks for itself.
Jane Davis is one of my newfound heroes. A prizewinning literary author who tackles the trickiest of subjects and has turned to producing the very finest self-published literary works. She’s a wonderful writer I’m cheering on full voice. She also, as you will see as she discusses her wonderful book An Unchoreographed Life, gives the most wonderful interviews!
1. Let me start with your covers – how important is it for you to maintain such a recognisable feel to your books? If you could summarise that feel, what would you say?
Branding has become hugely important to me – although I’d be lying if I said that I was fully aware of its importance when I first self-published.
Transworld had the right of first refusal of my second novel, and they exercised it. Half-truths and White Lies was published under their women’s fiction imprint, and the manuscript I presented them…
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Great call, Carol! I just discovered Jane Davis myself recently and adored the first book of hers that I’ve read – “I Stopped Time”. Always heartening to discover a new author (new to me, anyway) who is also prolific – looking forward to reading her other books now too!
I’m looking forward to all her books too. I also think Jane Davis was very smart in choosing such lovely covers, all of which go together without being too matchy-matchy.