I enjoy working with my amazing cover designer to bring my characters to life beyond the printed word. Though I usually reserve that journey for my newsletters, this last one was so spectacular that I have to share it here.
PART III: Hero Meet Heroine, Heroine Meet Hero ~ Ask for a sword down the center—symbolic, you know, since we are talking a 25-year-long feud—and look how beautifully my cover designer executes it. And love the swirling red banner! As for you, Baron Boursier, nice eye patch, but would you mind if we turn your sword down? It will still be ready at hand—I promise! Oh, Lady Elianor, don’t you look lovely in that gown? Much better, though I agree the sides need to be shaved a bit. And now that we have that poor thing out of your hand, how about something more appropriate? Isn’t this fun? Tomorrow, PART IV: Of Keys And Swords And Fonts