Monthly Archives: April 2019

Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 8…

#4 Okay, I do love the font… but I need to trim those bushes back. Gray sky would be better to show off the text. #4-A Same background, but I reversed it, left to right. Remember, the pointy rock will … Continue reading

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Some weird pictures I took of birds and flowers, for those of you who are bored to death by the posts about my new novel cover…

My orchids are blooming… again… I am still seeing how much better the camera is on my new phone than my old phone, so I take a lot of sunset, bird and flower pictures at work. I like flowers. Fuzzy … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 7…

#1 Okay, I did some mock-ups of the first of the background photos I took, with our princess in front of them. The white line in the center of each version is to remind us that the cover will be … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 6…

Okay, I have picked out ten photos to choose between as the main background for the novel cover art. The advantage with these photos is that I took them myself, so I don’t need to worry about stealing an image. … Continue reading

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My heart breaks for Paris…

I have been to Notre Dame a few times. I have been there with both my daughters, but not on the same trip. I was there with my mom and Mollie, just a few years ago. Yeah, the people of … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 5…

Oh yeah, now our model… my younger daughter, Mollie… is looking more like a princess leading a desperate rebellion against an evil empire! It sure helps that I replaced the plastic PVC pipe she was holding with a spear. I … Continue reading

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More random photos I took of California sunsets, for those of you who aren’t interested in helping me design the cover of my newest novel…

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