When I went to the writer’s conference last week (see last blog for blow-by-blow details) they strongly suggested having a book cover so the agents/publishers will have a visual to associate with the manuscript as well as an idea of where to place it on a shelf.
I am learning that it takes a village to try to publish and I’m fortunate to live in an amazing village.
Jean Drayovitch, the nurse at RB Hunt (the school where I work) is a talented artist and offered to do Kobi’s cover art for me.
In addition to Kobi, I’m also working on the cover for Murder of Crows. I took a really neat picture when Les and I went to Andersonville this summer. The photo was taken at the reconstructed north gate of former Camp Sumter. There just happened to be a ‘murder’ of crows hanging out.
The more I learn, the more I realize what I don’t know! Now to get them to look like book covers…back to the village!