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24 February 2017 @ 12:26 pm
Cover concept for _No Confidence_  
matapampamuphoff on February 24th, 2017 11:44 pm (UTC)
Gotta work over the face and hair, big time.
Michawl DolbearMichawl Dolbear on February 25th, 2017 12:23 am (UTC)
Nothing says "No Confidence" like Rael preparing to shoot you?
matapampamuphoff on February 25th, 2017 01:54 am (UTC)
I tried to end the story with Rael saying she really would have killed him, and him replying that he had no confidence in that, but it just came out too contrived.
mbarkermbarker on February 28th, 2017 01:52 am (UTC)
I think it's more "What will catch your eye and hint at what is inside" especially in a little tiny version of the cover? So, a person pulling a gun is actually a scene from the story, and makes you wonder why is she pulling a gun, and what is going to happen, right?
matapampamuphoff on February 28th, 2017 03:03 am (UTC)
Yes. Actually, because it doesn't signal "Science Fiction" it's not a good advertisement for the story.
mbarkermbarker on February 28th, 2017 04:27 am (UTC)
Replace the lantern with a glowing galaxy?

An exploding spaceship or a dragon in the background would signal sf or fantasy, but... doesn't really fit the story.

Hum... layer three different colored galaxy swirls (representing the branes) and have that as a series logo? Stick it in the corner or someplace? You could add it to the others from time to time?

Sorry, I'm just brainstorming. Hope some of it is helpful.
matapampamuphoff on February 28th, 2017 01:50 pm (UTC)
I'm fiddling with it. At some point the series name will just have to attract regulars, and . . . well, as far as I can tell random people rarely grab a mid-series book and start there.