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

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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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Cover Art: Dragon Bone

I’m a bit behind on my posts lately, so it’s time to catch up! Recently I was challenged to create a cover for a truly wonderful fantasy/sci-fi book…along the lines of the Lord of The Rings, Dragon Bone. It’s the … Continue reading

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Cover Art: Staring into the Blizzard

Staring into the Blizzard, what a challenge this one was for me! As often is the case, I had the opportunity to read this story before the final edit was complete to get a feel for what I may need … Continue reading

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Covert Art: Gabriel’s Wing

Gabriel’s Wing is another example of when I had to step away from a cover, give myself a break and let inspiration marinate for a bit. Having read the story, as I typically do, I had formed a concept I … Continue reading

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What to do with bad reviews?

I woke this morning to the oh so cheery news that two of my covers had been fairly well trashed by a website (which shall remain nameless) and some of its participants. This website has to do with book cover art … Continue reading

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