Tag: epublishing

Jun 11

Cover Art Mockup 1

This is the first mockup for the cover of my novel, SEEING THINGS, which will be epublished later this summer.  To start with, I used the painted background which I made using acrylic, stamps, and layers of black gesso.  After photographing it, I scanned it and then played with the color to get a brighter …

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Jun 08

Seeing Things, Part 11: paper books and cover design fallout

Dear Blog Friends, My right arm has been hurting for about a week, and I finally figured out why: Mouse Elbow.  Yup. Too much time with gimp.  So, I’m going to take a break from cover design for a while, even though (because) it is SO MUCH FUN now that I’ve figured out some of …

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Jun 05

“Mean Little Kitty” & “Waiting Room at the Hero League”

Dear Blog Friends, Well, I’ve been a busy woman this weekend. I got two new stories up and published on Smashwords.  The link is here. These are much funnier than the last pairings of short stories. Both of these humorous fantasy short stories involve cats. The A side, “Mean Little Kitty” is available for the …

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Jun 04

Seeing Things, part 10: editing and new projects

Dear Blog Friends: The past few days I worked hard on the cover mockup for Seeing Things.  I think I have a working cover, though the urge to tinker with it ceaselessly is pretty intense.  Here’s the current book cover.  I’m still not sure about my name and the subtitle.  First of all, is it …

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Jun 03

Seeing Things, Part 9: Second Cover Mockup

Dear Blog Friends: After I posted the cover mockups on Wednesday, I decided to try an iconic cover instead.  First, I went to my favorite coffee shop and asked for a large Irish Breakfast, hold the water.  After a few puzzled looks, I came home with a few tablespoons of tea, which I brewed and …

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