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War of Winds Cover (words) by Kezhound War of Winds Cover (words) by Kezhound
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This is the same image as my previous submission, but with the full mock up for cover text.  I'm not sure if this text is what I'd end up going with, but I referenced a bunch of hard cover fantasy books for what they had. It really seemed to be quite a hodgepodge. So I went with "fantasy world explanation" on the back, and "this book's major plot line" on the inside cover. I did not include an "about the author" section, though it's something I may add later.

Now, my dream for this? Kickstarter to self publish this as a hard cover novel, complete with illustrations for each chapter.  You know, if I don't eventually try and submit it for publishing to Tor or something. And if that were the case I'd rather pay another artist to remake this even better. My style is a bit too, uh, comicky :)

Anyway!

Download for the full size if you want to see it. You can of course read the comic at the link above^
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optimusprimus001 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Honestly, Kez, I think the comic-y look you've drawn for it would actually set it apart from a lot of other fantasy books, which could result in a really good thing. Plus, then it's all entirely yours, with your personal stamp on it! :D
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Kezhound Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I don't mind the comic/line look myself, I think I just want to entirely avoid that whole new horrible trend of cover, which is some silhouette with a photoshop filter on a blurry background. I mean, seriously. Not sure who is encouraging that trend but it's really annoying!
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Birol71 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
Karen, this is awesome. You are so talented! Miss you...hughhughhughk
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