Drawing the Bow of Destiny

Great insight and info about finding a book cover artist.

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Okay, it’s a pun about drawing a bow, and creating the cover art for a new novel. P. H. Solomon released his new book the other day, and he’s stopped by to tell us about his cover artist and share a blurb with us.

There are two things important to publishing a book: good editing and a good cover. When it comes to fantasy, a good cover is essential since the artwork must be original and capture the essence of the story. When I committed to self-publishing, I knew I needed to commission an original cover for The Bow of Destiny.

Last year I did a little fund raising to publish my book. From that I could afford to hire an artist but I didn’t know how to find or choose one. Then someone tweeted some fantasy artwork, one of which was a piece entitled, “Robin of Loxley”. I…

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