?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Cover Art: the (Re)Making of Secrets

Recently I’ve begun revamping the PsyCop series ebooks to give the covers a more cohesive look, and to clean up some of the older ebooks to make sure they work well across various devices. The Secrets ebook was showing its age. It came out in 2007 before many devices in use today even existed, and its cover art pre-dated the use of the Vic model, so I was eager to freshen it up.

The scene I chose to showcase for the new cover art was the moment where Vic decides he’s going to step outside of his comfort zone to help the victim. He’ll be sorry later, but right now he’s working himself up to gagging down a Jack and Coke. Here’s an insider look at the making of the can.

See the rest in Saturday Snippets
You can sign up to receive Saturday Snippets in your inbox at the PsyCop Site

Comments

( 6 comments — Leave a comment )
tameiki
Oct. 12th, 2013 05:38 pm (UTC)
I love the new cover, Jordan. I can almost see Vic swaying as he stands looking at the Coke can like it's the Coke's fault he feels like he does. Great job! And thanks for the insight into all the hard work you do on all your covers :)
jordan_c_price
Oct. 12th, 2013 06:25 pm (UTC)
Poor Vic. He never expects things to go easily or well, either. I think he's a pretty good sport about it, all things considered :D
lou_harper
Oct. 12th, 2013 09:38 pm (UTC)
Are you going to redo the print versions too?
jordan_c_price
Oct. 12th, 2013 11:32 pm (UTC)
No, because of the economics of print on demand, I'd have to pay file setup fees that make it cost prohibitive to make changes. Also print sales make up a very small percentage of my overall sales, so it's a no-win to redo print.
lou_harper
Oct. 13th, 2013 04:31 pm (UTC)
I take you're not using Createspace then. For all their fault, it's at least easy and free to make a change.
jordan_c_price
Oct. 13th, 2013 06:07 pm (UTC)
Right, I don't go through CreateSpace, there are other factors at play there that don't work with my business model.
( 6 comments — Leave a comment )

Latest Month

April 2017
S M T W T F S
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      

Tags

Powered by LiveJournal.com