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Found a Cover Artist!

My heroine is lush, rowdy, good-humored, a little bit slutty, and frankly size eighteen. I wanted cartoons that said something not-quite “Hey sailor!” Maybe not that far. Maybe just, “Where’s the party?” Continue reading

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Knowing a Book by its Cover

Four Ways to Forgiveness - Finnish - by Ursula K. Le Guin

Knowing a Book by its Cover by Ursula K. Le Guin This is the front cover of a new translation of one of my books. I want to report as truthfully as I can my first response to it: I … Continue reading

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“Visionary Fantasy” & Hard Science Fiction

My novel Memory was originally published by Tor® in 2003. At the time, Locus summarized it thus: “The feel of visionary fantasy mixes with hard SF in this powerful novel of a young woman’s quest for a missing brother in … Continue reading

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Book Covers and Murals

Following on from last week’s post about book covers, here’s another. I’ve spent most of this week working on the new cover for Resonance. I’ve just got the rights back to the book, but it needs a new cover before … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Artist to Author ( Part 2)

Last week I posted part of an interview with artist and writer Don Dixon, whose artwork graced the covers of my Warner editions of the Nuala books.  His art will also be seen on the E-books of the same titles.  … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Artist to Author

Anyone who has seen my original SF paperback novels from Warner Books will recognize the cover style on the E-book version of Fires Of Nuala.  The artist, Don Dixon, has had a long and distinguished career as artist and illustrator.  … Continue reading

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Is John Howe Psychic?

In 1997, when I received my contributor’s copy of Elf Magic, an anthology that included my short story “Kind Hunter,” I was delighted with the cover illustration by John Howe. It matched my main character perfectly, and I came to … Continue reading

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