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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 14…

Okay, here is the newest mock-up. I darkened the flowers and made the patches on the princess’s uniform smaller, so there isn’t so much red. I also added a belt and a sheath for the spear blade. I added some … 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 13…

Okay, technically, this shouldn’t be part of this blog series. This is the map I am going to stick in the front of the novel, between the copyright and dedication page, and chapter 1. You might notice that I used … 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 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 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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Otherwheres Collide… (A humorous science fiction thriller)… Chapter 15…

Chapter Fifteen   Lim’s four little legs started to wobble, making him unsteady, though his shark-toothed jack-o-lantern grin did not waver. “It’s all right, you will look just like the Doraimee, you just have to sound like him. Can you … Continue reading

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Otherwheres Collide… (A humorous science fiction thriller)… Chapter 12…

(Author’s Note)… No, sorry, I haven’t forgotten that I am still posting chapters of book four of my action/humor science fiction series: The Otherwhere Chronicles… the first three books of which are available over there—> in my sidebar—> The action… … Continue reading

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Otherwheres Collide… (A humorous science fiction thriller)… Chapter 11…

(Author’s note)… I have decided that soon, I will post some pictures of some of the aliens from my books, and a little about them. Maybe that will make a few more of you decide to try reading some of … 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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