Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Cover Preview for Uncharted!


I just received the mock up of my cover for Uncharted! I'm so pleased that Rhemalda used my painting of Marlena, the peculiar young waif who disrupts the life of shipwright Sam Wesley (funny how girls can be so disruptive). Over at Rhemalda's blog, they've written up a nice article on the cover and provides a synopsis of the novel (like you'd see on the back of a book).



Rhemalda's cover designer, Melissa Williams was wonderful to work with. 
Just five months until Uncharted is released, on October 1st —this makes it finally feel real…

16 comments:

  1. amazing,,, i want to reserve an autographed copy,,,:)

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  2. Beautiful cover, Bridget! I think it matches (my perception of) the feel of your book perfectly.

    You know, I may have to have you paint a portion of my cover, too. Even if it's not at all your genre. And even if I may never get my book to a point where I consider it "publishable." (Sure, the pages might be blank, but it'll look good on the shelf.)

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    1. Thanks Nate! It really does portray the gist of it--but of course, there's only one way to find out...:)

      So, what would I have to paint? Aliens, spies, or monsters? (I don't do vampires, lol.) Personally, I find that looking for cover art while I'm writing is very motivational. I even altered a part of my WIP (actually, it's pretty much done--I should start posting about it!) to fit an aspect of a stock photo I found. Visuals are very good!

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    2. Nope, no aliens or monsters (or sparkly vampires). Not in this story, anyway. Actually, I probably won't have a real feel for the cover till I settle on a title. Could be spies, could be politician and assassin, could be invisible monkeys.

      Well, just to be safe, you'd better get started on some invisible monkeys... :)

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    3. Nate! How did you know that invisible monkeys are my specialty!

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  3. Beautiful! It's very cool that they used your own work for the cover. It is intriguing with the high seas background. I love seafaring stories. I can't wait to read it!

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    1. I'm so glad I got to have my Marlena on the cover. And yes, it's a seafaring story, but lots of coastal New England life and family dysfunction, too, lol! And what's not to love about a damsel in distress!

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  4. Excellent! Very exciting! Dream hunting can be so rewarding.

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    1. Thanks Michael! And, Yes, we both know about the dream hunt, don't we! Hope yours is going as well as mine (I really do need to get out and about more...)
      Thanks for stopping in :)

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  5. You already know how much I love this cover. :) Can't wait for it to be out!

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    1. I do Michelle! Thank you so much for all your support and kindness! :)

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  6. Congratulations! I'ts beautiful.

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    1. Aw Anne--thank you! You know how much I love it! :)

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