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Get Douglas E. Richards´╗┐’ The Devil’s Sword for Free

You can download the Kindle version of bestselling author Douglas E. Richards´╗┐’ The Devil’s Sword for free today (Friday Dec. 27th) and tomorrow at Amazon. The book also sports one of my favor cover projects. For a detailed look at how we created the cover for this action-adventure novel, take a look at “The Making […]

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Wired Rises to #7 Techno-Thriller on Amazon.com

Douglas E. Richards informs me that his book Wired (which I did the cover illustration for) is now a best seller, climbing to seventh position at Amazon.com in the techno-thriller division. While there’s always an element of luck to publishing, I’m sure the success of this title reflects the author’s hard work in self promoting […]

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Special Promo Offer on Techno-Thriller Wired

I got word today that Douglas E. Richards’ techno-thriller Wired has been getting “crazy-positive reviews.” To build up even more interest, the price on the Kindle version is being temporarily lowered to 99 cents — but only for a limited time. So if you want to pick up a real bargain and have a lot […]

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7 Variations on a Book Cover Illustration – Sneak Peek

Generally book covers result from a sketch or two, one of which strikes the publisher’s fancy, and from there the illustrator starts polishing the idea, working his magic to create the final book cover artwork. But there are projects where an seemingly endless number of ideas get tossed around before finally reaching the finish line. […]

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Final Version of The Devil’s Sword Book Cover

Here’s the final version of the book cover for Douglas E. Richards‘ The Devil’s Sword. Since the illustration didn’t have a sword on it (even though fencing plays a big role in the storyline), I created a vector graphic of a classic fencing foil and then “impaled” the O and D in the “sword” part […]

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The Evolution of a Book Cover Illustration

A few months back, I had the honor of creating a book cover for Douglas E. Richards‘ The Devil’s Sword. (For those unfamiliar with Richards, suffice to say he’s the proverbial “up and coming author.” He was recently selected to co-panel a discussion group at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con International. To give you some […]

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