New PreMade Covers: Guardian

  A new set of covers is avialable for sale, $45 for the first cover in the set, $30 for the second. (Can also be produced with a different character, but that would cost a bit more, depending on the source of the stock photo.)  

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New PreMade Covers: Eldritch

      A new set of covers is available for sale, $45 for the first cover in the set, $30 for the second.  (Can also be produce with a different character, but that would cost a bit more, depending on the source of the stock photo.) These feature a greenish overtone, which can be…

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New PreMade Covers: Epistolary

A new set of covers is avialable for sale, $45 for the first cover in the set, $30 for the second.  (Can also be produce with a different character, but that would cost a bit more, depending on the source of the stock photo.)  

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New PreMade Covers: Elemental

I’ve got a new set of ‘watercolor with mosaic’ effect covers up now that can be altered in various ways. Purchase one for $120 a second for $60, and a third for $40. Why so expensive?  Well, it’s that gorgeous mosaic font, the star of the group.  It’s super expensive, so that means if you…

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Evolution of a Book Cover

  This book has been rather long in the making (it’s been serialized over a couple of years), and the two covers to the left of the are the ones that were used to cover the first and second thirds of the book for the Patreon patrons who were paying for it. The very first…

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Mistress of Winds

So after the horrible outcome of Emily’s book cover, I decided to move over to Photoshop, which would allow me flexibility with lettering, if nothing else. Almost a year ago, I started to put together my first series of covers. I collected images, fonts, and some nifty .pngs to make a series of 5 covers, the…

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MORE OBSESSING ABOUT FANTASY BOOK COVERS

I’m still going back through and rereading posts on Nicola’s blog Thoughts on Fantasy, and working through what works for me for my future covers. (There are some wonderful posts there.) I find that I share a lot of tastes with her, so going back and looking, I see this post: 5 Features that Make Me Fall in…

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FANTASY COVER ART: AGAIN WITH THE CLICHES…

A rather amusing post on this subject was recommended to me this week, (seeing that I’m thinking hard about covers). The blogger, in this case the clever Nicola Alter, sat down and put together all the well-known cliches that should appear in the Next Great Fantasy Book Cover….and I wasn’t sure whether to laugh or cry…

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SPECFIC BOOK COVERS: MOSTLY WORDS. IS THIS THE NEW THING?

I’ve been looking at book covers a LOT lately, and I have thoughts. So many thoughts. And one of them is this: A lot of book covers are mostly title now. Not all. A percentage, of course. But in this post, I’ll include a bunch that I found solely in looking at my ‘Also Boughts’…

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Fantasy Cover Art: Is it Changing?

Over on one of the forums I’m on, a few of us were discussing (at my instigation) whether or not fantasy/sci-fi cover art is changing. Here’s one of the things that makes this seem the case for me:  these are the covers of the books for Kirkus Reviews’ “Best Bets for Fascinating Fantasy SciFi Horror reads…

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