Tag: Holy Cover Art Batman!

NaNoWin #6

NaNoWin #6

Posted August 3, 2013
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Forcing myself to write a story under fierce deadlines with no forgiveness is one of the most difficult things I have ever had to do.  Some days, it’s fun.  I certainly enjoy the challenge, and I thrive for the weight of half-a-ream of paper, with words I have written, to sit in my hands.  However, there a moments where I hate everything to do with writing, my characters, and I completely doubt myself. I daresay that this term of Camp NaNoWriMo was the most difficult I have ever endured. About halfway through the story, I realized that the plot line was […]

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Covered Up In Gorgeous

Covered Up In Gorgeous

Posted February 10, 2013
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I think that one of my favorite things about writing is getting to create the covers.  There is something terribly exciting about seeing the visual representation of your novel – after all, they say a picture is worth a thousand words.  The cover of a book is so incredibly important – it is the first thing that a reader sees and the cover design can easily win a reader.  I’m not a professional graphic designer, and I have no intention of self-publishing, so my personal cover designs will not matter… but nonetheless – seeing that glorious picture in attachment to […]

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NaNoNovel Preview:  Sparky’s Cover!

NaNoNovel Preview: Sparky’s Cover!

Posted August 30, 2012
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I’ve been playing around with a new idea for a book, one that is playful and simple and inspired by an episode of Eureka. Details still need to be hashed, but I put together a cover for it today.  Although, I can’t seem to get a lot of the layers to merge properly so the JPG looks the same as the PSD file?  Nonetheless, I like it.  I wanted it to be simple, because so many of my covers are ridiculously complicated and it’s time to have one that stands out a little. Presenting:  Sparky Jones:  Life on Shuffle.

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