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Oh yeah, I just got the first copy of my new novel!!!!!

You give them life, you pour yourself into them, but it doesn’t really feel real until you hold the actual paperback copy in your hands. I think the cover came out pretty good. Thanks again to all of you who … Continue reading

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Well, I just ordered the first copy of my new novel…

I will see how the cover lined up, and look for glitches and technical errors. Then I will put the link on my blog with the other books that nobody is buying. HA! And don’t panic. I already started two … Continue reading

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Okay, so here is the finished cover for my new novel…

That is the full, wrap-around version, with the text for the cover, spine, and back cover. I know, some of you liked the title to be one line instead of stacked. But I did stick to two ships… on the … 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 12…

The newest mock-up of just the front cover. I added some ships. And some flowers. But now, the flowers sort of clash with the patches I added to our princess’s jacket. Too much red, maybe? I did change the jacket … 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 10…

It was unfair of me to expect you to try to help me pick between 20 versions of the cover for my new novel. I have now narrowed the choice down to the five that I think work best. Please … 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 3…

Well, everybody liked different pictures of my daughter Mollie, my model for the new novel cover, for different reasons. So I asked her which one she liked best, and she picked this one. So… that is the one I am … Continue reading

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