Cover Revamp!

I’ve been working on Murder Most Fowl, the next in the Cera Chronicles. My goal is to beef it up from 10K to 25K, and adjust the pace for something more suitable for a novella, rather than a serialized story. It’s been fun so far, and I hope to get it done sometime this month…

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Gold Wins!

The poll numbers are in, and the winner is… GOLD! For the purpose of tallying, I threw out the responses that didn’t give a definite answer. Location Gold Votes Green Votes Direct Questioning 2 2 Blog 12 1 Google+ 29 6 Facebook 28 5 Mythic Scribes Forum 1 2 Total 72 16 Tidbits of other…

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Cover Title Color Choice

If you saw Wednesday’s post, you saw I was considering updating the title appearance on my cover. Most agreed that the metallic, beveled look made a greater impact. Aldrea suggested using a different color. I’ve adjusted the lighting so it comes from the correct direction, and made the text fit the e-book size. Which color…

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Cover Play

I’ve been playing with covers lately, particularly Isto’s cover. I want to go with a series look, but have been struggling with how to portray the images (stone background, symbolic clan mark). Right now, it looks like a horror novel. But in the midst of my playing, I got side-tracked title manipulation. I wound up…

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Effigy Cover Reveal

When I found out M.J. Fifield was a fantasy author, I squealed a little. I love fantasy. And as a reader of M.J.’s blog, I knew whatever she’d produce would be entertaining. I can’t wait until July when this book is released. In the meantime, I’ll just stare at this cover. Isn’t it pretty? Blurb:…

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Typograwhat?

If you’ve followed me for some time, you’ve probably seen me mention The Book Designer. Halfway through each month, Joel has a post about e-Book cover designs. I’m always looking for ways to improve, so I submitted Thanmir War for December’s collection. Joel will make comments just below each cover if he has them, and…

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