I know this blog has been nothing but crappy drawings lately, but it's crappy-drawing time in my process. My blog will reflect this. In the coming months, there will be gorgeous pictures, I promise. I have capable people who have agreed to make me look good. In the meantime, this is the back cover. While… Continue reading Preliminary sketch for the back cover.
I have no idea what I'm doing. Ever.
Done and done. This week I'll be selling books at a local author fair. It'll be a good chance to see if the covers can convert passersby into readers.
In today's edition of nobody-gives-a-damn, I've made slight adjustments to the Goodnight Irene cover. It's a bit brighter, title's bigger, my name's bigger, one new review quote, and I cleaned up the remaining quotes (removed ellipses and .coms, reformatted). Anything to take time away from working on the new book. Sigh... This should be available… Continue reading Slightly revamped Irene cover
When it came time to make Goodnight Irene's cover, I called on Matthew David Arthur Willis-Jones. We've been friends for twenty years, and I was well aware of his talents. Matt had been living in Oslo working on Hollywood movies (Batman Begins, Kingdom of Heaven) until he packed up for Mexico City. I described the… Continue reading On Changing Covers