Monday, 29 April 2013

Updating My Website


I'm changing the name and design of my blog. It will now become my author website and as of May 7th, 2013, Bloodgifted will officially become, TimaMariaLacoba.blogspot.com.

I tossed up renaming it after the series of books I'm writing - The Dantonville Legacy - but then, I read somewhere never to name your website after your books. After all, what if I decide to write another series after I've completed this one?

This is a big change for me, so I hope it doesn't lead to too much confusion. But, it's time for an upgrade, especially before my debut book is released.

If anyone's done something similar, please leave a comment as I'd love to know how it worked out.

10 comments:

Quixotic Taylor said...

Your website looks awesome as it is! I like it. It has moved from the realm of mere blog to author website. As such, it should change to timamarialacoba.blogspot.com to mark this change. I think people should get to know more about Tima the awesome author behind the Dantonville books. Go for the change!

Tima Maria said...

Thanks, Claudia, but I really couldn't have done it without you. Blowing kisses and sending hugs.xxxxxxx

Anonymous said...

You have a wonderful site here that was a quality read for me. Good info! Thanks!

Tima Maria said...

Thank you. Glad you found them interesting. There's more to come, once I've updated my website.

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Steven said...

Smart move I think. Like you say hopefully this won't be your last series of books and you can't just be " the author who wrote the Dantonville books" forever, not that that would be a bad thing to be known as! But who knows what you might write next, got to keep flexible.

Steven @ Cambridge Local Marketing

Tima Maria said...

Thanks Steve, and you make a good point. I think once a writer, always a writer as the mind keeps churning out new ideas. When I've completed this series, who knows? I'm sure I'll write a few more in the years ahead.

Pete Summers said...

That is good advice to not name your blog after your books. I never really gave it that much thought, but it certainly makes sense. How are the new books coming along? Have you given any thought to releasing them in a boxed set or anything fancy like that? I would love a set!

Pete Summers @ Elite Market Links

Tima Maria said...

Three years after I wrote this blog post I can see the sense in not naming my blog after my books, as I've now written three in the Dantonville Legacy Series, with a fourth due out Nov/Dec. this year. I'm waiting until the series is complete before I create a boxed set. But they're all available as either ebooks or paperbacks through Amazon if you're interested in purchasing them 😊
Thanks for your comment, Pete.