Dear Blog Friends:
As you can see, I’ve been hard at work on the cover design. This isn’t going to be the final cover. I went to WisCon last weekend, hoping that I would be able to learn something about cover art creation. I met a lot of great people, and got some good information, but I didn’t really learn anything about cover design that I didn’t already know, alas.
My intent is to have the title in white across the top third of the cover, and my name in smaller letters along the bottom. I have yet to decide what kind of font I’m going to use, but I’m toying with the idea of drawing the letters in ink on white paper and inverting the colors.
I hope that in a few days, I’ll have several other cover mock-ups for y’all to vote on. In the mean time, does anyone have any feedback on this? I’ve only had two opinions so far, my own (positive) and my brother’s (negative) which is hardly a decent sized sample. There are things I like and dislike about all three of these.
Option b is to use an image that is iconic rather than figurative, but I will need another photo session for that.
If you saw this book, sans title, what would you think it was about? Please comment.