Daughters of the Soil
- Cover is ready(?), but getting there took its sweet time.
- ISBN is assigned!
- LCCN is assigned!!
- Front and back matters are ready!
- What’s the hold? Editing/revising!!!
Prior to 2013: Toying with the cover: At the time, the title was A Very Smooth Murder.
2013 Cover Progression for Daughters of the Soil: Notice all the nuances: font type, font size, color changes, background color, dropping the plural letter, putting back the plural letter, piling images on images, peeling off images, superimposing images. Phew!
Heather McCorkle is patient!! I give her all the respect in the world for her professionalism. Once I saw this image, I knew the woman was Emelda dead on! She had to stay. There were times when I wanted to find another Emelda because I did not receive internal validation for what my intuition was saying to me.
Fast forward to 2014. Repeat the process:
2014 Cover Progression: I tried Fiverr.
Still fastforwarding into 2014. Repeat the process:
2014 Cover Progression
Notice all the nuances: font type, font size, color changes, background color, dropping the plural letter, putting back the plural letter, piling images on images, peeling off images, superimposing images. Phew!
Betty Gunn is patient!! I meet all these wonderfully patient illustrators. I am lucky! I give betty kudos. She worked on the cover for weeks, never tiring. I give Betty a lot of respect for her professionalism.
Please post a comment below regarding the cover or the name. Feel free to ask me questions regarding my journey so far. I looking forward to bonding with you. Thank you for stopping by today. Take care.