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The Princess War… or maybe: The Princess Rebellion…

Okay, so I have to change the title of my new novel from ‘The Seven Kingdoms’, and so far, the two in the title of this post are the top contenders. Here is the blurb I came up with, to … Continue reading

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Well that sucks…

It turns out that the name of my new novel: The Seven Kingdoms… is already a trilogy of books about the Game Of Thrones world. So we need to come up with a new name. Off the top of my … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my newest novel… part 5…

Well, this one has more princess, which I like. And I darkened up the foliage a little. Is that still too cluttered?

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Let’s make a cover for my newest novel… part 4…

Another quick layout idea for the cover art for the new book. This one has the princess… AKA my daughter, Mollie… I like the grey background better than the white, but I still think it needs some foliage. And yes, … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my newest novel… part 3…

This is about as simple an idea for a book cover as you could possibly come up with. A plain, white background. I like the font. But I miss the princess. I want to come up with a way to … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my newest novel… part 2…

Admittedly, the first of my ideas for a cover for the new book was a little too… crowded? claustrophobic? busy? This one captures the fact that the seven kingdoms are all individual islands. It also captures the fact that our … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my newest novel… part 1…

Okay, that is a quick mock-up of a very simple design. There is still a lot we could do with that. We could use filters in Photoshop to make the photo of my daughter more faded. Or, we could get … Continue reading

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