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A New Occupy Eroak Cover for John Bowers’ Sci-Fi Novel

We’ve had a busy couple of weeks creating new cover illustrations for some of John Bowers’ science fiction “Starport” series. Above is the final illustration and layout of the updated cover for Occupy Eroak. As is often the case, I created several several versions of the illustration before we finally got to something that worked well. Perhaps […]

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Medusa Illustration Sees “Double Duty”

The Medusa artwork I created for an inner illustration of my science fiction novel Lesser Gods has been picked up as the March 2014 cover of the online audio horror magazine Tales To Terrify. Nice. Here’s the original black and white version that appears in Lesser Gods: See a free preview of the new edition […]

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Determining What’s the Best Artwork for a Book Cover

Creating a good book cover is — as the saying goes — an art. A very delicate art at that. Just a little too much here or there can destroy the balance of a cover and transform it from a thing of beauty to an eyesore. Simple designs can often be key to a good […]

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How to Kill a Book Cover

Nothing is quite as sad as watching a quality book cover illustration be slowly butchered.

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