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The anatomy of a winning book cover: ‘The Weight of Living’

Originally posted on Michael Stephen Daigle:
What does a book cover say about the book within? The cover of my third Frank Nagler Mystery, “The Weight of Living,” created by Anita Dugan-Moore, in a simple design and color palette, captured…

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The Weight of Living makes semi-finalist in book cover awards!

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The brilliant cover for the third Frank Nagler Mystery, “The Weight of Living” is a semi-finalist in the cover art contest run by authordb.com. The cover art is by Anita Dugan-Moore, of my publisher…

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Are You A Writer Willing to Invest In Yourself?

As a book reviewer and graphic artist I want to begin this post by asking you, the writer, a question…are you a writer willing to invest in yourself? Do you buy your own books? You know what I mean, do … Continue reading

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Review: The Night Stalker

The Night Stalker by Robert Bryndza My rating: 4 of 5 stars If the Night Stalker is watching, you’re already dead… Oh how I love it when I get to write a review about a book I really enjoyed! The … Continue reading

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Review: The Unyielding

The Unyielding by Shelly Laurenston My rating: 2 of 5 stars Stieg Engstrom, Angriest Viking Ever, has got big problems. The human Viking Clans of earth are in danger of being obliterated—along with the rest of the world—and the only … Continue reading

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Cover Art: The Weight of Living

I‘m so thrilled! I finally had a chance to do my first sci-fi cover and I really am pleased with the result. Often, if you have read my previous posts, you’ll notice I create line-art in Adobe Illustrator; well, this was one of the few exceptions I have had where I really didn’t use that […]

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Cover Art: The Blackstar Gambit

I‘m so thrilled! I finally had a chance to do my first sci-fi cover and I really am pleased with the result. Often, if you have read my previous posts, you’ll notice I create line-art in Adobe Illustrator; well, this … Continue reading

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