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I haven’t done many cover reveals on the blog. To date, I’ve only done one, actually. So I was a little more than excited to do my second one! I know what you’re thinking. It’s another cover with not one, … Continue reading

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Oh, how I love me a typographic cover. Give me serifs, sans serifs, condensed characters, and boldfaces. Give me balance and a typeface with personality. Give me something other than a title slapped on in Neue Helvetica and I’ll give your … Continue reading

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I’ve got my big headings, loud colors and template already picked out for my cover! Now I just need to write a book, obviously.

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Don’t you just love it when a book’s outsides are a positive little reflection of how awesome its insides are? Let’s just call this little post what it is — a PSA/book jacket porn post dedicated to a few good books … Continue reading

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I know I can’t be the only one who believes that a lot of YA covers are really subliminal marketing messages for products put out there for market research…right? Because if they are — marketing people, YOU ARE BRILLIANT. Below … Continue reading

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My opinion of faces on covers hasn’t always been a positive one, and not much has managed to change my opinion over the past few years, either. It takes a certain type of cover with a certain type of face … Continue reading

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One of the neat things about being an author with a slew of books under your belt is that the ratio of love to hate of your own book covers is much better than if you’ve only published a few. … Continue reading

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If you’re a frequenter of this here li’l blog, you know exactly how much I love to interview artists and authors alike regarding cover art. By the way, if there are any wealthy benefactors out there who have absolutely no … Continue reading

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I’ve rewritten this sentence about 27 times, but still can’t come up with anything clever enough to intro this cover. It’s probably because I can’t compose myself long enough to think without laughing. There isn’t anything particularly striking about the … Continue reading

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In My Mailbox (imm) is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren, also known as The Fabulous Kristi (that’s how I know her, anyway). This post is about a month overdue, and contains a gaggle of bookish Christmas and birthday … Continue reading

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