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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 11… the results are in!!!

Here it is… I mean, sort of… the very first mock-up of the cover for my new novel, as determined by excessive testing and polling. This is the background you liked best. This is the text setup you liked best. … 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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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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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 1…

The thing is… (hey, thing!, you haven’t been around here forever!!!)… that these mock-ups that I did a long time ago are no longer relevant. That is because I had to rename the novel. It turns out that ‘the seven … Continue reading

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Jello, people, do you miss me?

I just have a lot going on. Working full time at weird hours, and editing my newest novel, which is almost done… so now I need to start doing the cover art… and I am going to do that right … Continue reading

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See if you can spot the ‘annoying technical glitch’ issue with my camera in all these beautiful shots of Southern California… a game… sort of… (answer tomorrow)…

It is in each and every one of these photos. It is easier to spot in some of them… (that was an extra hint, by the way). I noticed it when I first started to post the pictures I took … Continue reading

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Yes, I am getting older… and so is the cartoon me… but I am still weird!!!

See, the cartoon me used to have brown hair, and a goatee. The new cartoon me reflects the changes that are happening to me in real life. The young cartoon me was a wild and crazy guy… Especially when I … Continue reading

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