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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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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 4…

No, I know it looks stupid now. It is just an early-stage mock-up. I decided that I am going to do a wrap-around cover, so the beach will extend all the way to the back cover of the book. This … 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 2…

Let’s begin with… uh… the beginning. I have four photos of my daughter, Mollie, to use on the cover art for my newest novel. I am making copies of all the changes as we go, because I have to use … 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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