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Max Scratchmann is doing his part to make me famous

The eminently talented Max Scratchmann, who did the cover illustration for Yesterday Road, has added that image to his Indie Wall of Fame. There you’ll find a number of his … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 11 Comments

Don’t lie. You’re scripturient, aren’t you!?

Here’s a collection of wonderful posters by a pair of Irish illustrators, depicting unusual words. If you don’t know what scripturient means, maybe you can guess from the picture that … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 6 Comments

Breaking cover (cont’d)

As long as we’re talking covers, I’m just wrapping up the final cover for Yesterday Road with illustrator Max Scratchmann. What a great experience it’s been from start to finish. … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

A thousand words: illustrating the novel to attract readers

The reality of it is that books — novels, I mean — are competing with all other “entertainment” media, including You Tube, Twitter, video games, pop music, movies, television, and … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · 6 Comments