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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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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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Stunning new cover art

So happy that this author was pleased with the end product! I really enjoyed working on this cover; there is nothing more affirming to a graphic artist than to know that what we have done has truly pleased the author! … Continue reading

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Cover Art: The Rain Song

This cover belongs to the first book in a series written by Janice Grove, the second book in the series Going to California is a cover I also created…but I am addressing them a bit out of order. Due to having … Continue reading

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Cover Art: I Found My Heart in Prague

This is the first real romance cover I have done.  In some ways it was a refreshing change of pace in others…quite challenging. It was refreshing in the fact that I was allowed to access my romantic side but challenging … Continue reading

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Cover Art: Going To California

I suppose the best place to start a blog about how I create book covers is to start with the first one I did, “Going to California” by Janice Grove.  This particular cover is special to me, not just because … Continue reading

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