I’m happy to say I got a few more comments over the weekend, including two very nice ones on Duel at Grimwood Creek on Amazon.com.
I’d also like to push a link to SFF.com, where they had a look at the cover for Duel at Grimwood Creek and had some comments on the armour and hair. I’m genuinely delighted by the comments in regard to the cover, because it gets people looking at it which is what a good cover is designed to do. I popped a note in hope everyone also thinks the character doesn’t look weak. It’s good… Continue reading
Kat Goodwin who kindly featured Revenge of the Elf on her website has also picked up the sequel, Duel at Grimwood Creek, to look at thanks to the very fine cover art by Amir Zand. For those of you who don’t know, I was lucky enough to find Amir through DeviantArt.com and was instantly captivated by his almost impressionist “fast” style of scifi art. While he hadn’t done much in the fantasy style, I like to think the covers just showed the depth of his ability and talent as much as his professionalism.
I seriously couldn’t be happier with the… Continue reading
Just a quick post because Amir Zand (whose work has been gaining a lot of attention, and deservedly so! He’s an amazingly talented artist and I can see him doing some truly amazing work in the future) has just sent me the final cover, and I’m mindblown. I’ll share it here with you because it’s so awesome and I want to show it off! You can check out more of Amir’s incredible art at his blog.
Look forward, now, to the book being released next week! I’m just doing my zillionth spelling/grammar check.
I hope you all like it more… Continue reading
Are you ready for the big reveal? I’ve gotten word that I should be seeing the new cover some time toward the end of the week. I’m hoping for it to be ready not long afterward. It’s short notice before the actual release, but judging by the peeks I’ve had of it, it’s worth the wait. Amir Zand, as always, blows my mind away.
I wrote about it once before, but I thought I’d just offer some tips to anyone looking for a good cover.
Firstly, don’t let your cousin do it. Unless he’s Brom. In which case, you’re the… Continue reading
Woops! I accidently got the name wrong of a website kind enough to feature Amir Zand’s awesome artwork for the cover of my first book. It wasn’t Pretty Things (the name of the post), but rather The Open Window. I’ve fixed that link up in my links and can only blame the frontal lobe problem I have where my brain sometimes works and sometimes doesn’t. I was also overwhelmed with seeing such an article on my cover.
So, thankyou, Kat. It was indeed a wonderful thing to read. Amir was caught by surprise, too, and this ended up being a… Continue reading