Sunday, May 31, 2015
The new cover is about to go live
The new cover for my latest book, 'Forge A New Blade', has been uploaded to Amazon.com. It should 'go live' on that site overnight, and be visible there by tomorrow morning.
Oleg did his usual great job of overlaying the text elements, editing the raw image to make it more suitable for use as a cover, highlighting different colors and textures, and putting the whole thing together. It's a revelation sitting with him, watching him at work. Miss D. or I have only to suggest something in the vaguest terms. He instantly clicks this, types that and fiddles the other, and the desired change emerges in front of our eyes. His talents are extraordinary.
I think the new cover's a great improvement over the old one. Thanks very much to all of you who suggested the change. I hope you like it as much as I do. Now I've got to upload the cover to CreateSpace and finalize the files for the print edition, which should be available shortly.
May I again ask those of you who've read the book to please leave a review at Amazon.com? They're important because many sites used by indie authors to promote their books require a minimum number of reader reviews before they'll even look at a new work. The sooner I can get up to 50 or so reviews, the more of those services will become open to me, allowing me to do a better job of promotion. Thanks for your help.