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Rift in the Races: Front Cover Revealed

I said at one point that I would release the preview of the front cover art for Rift in the Races when I got the proofreader copies in. Well, today I got the proofreader copies, so as a man of my word, here is the front cover (you can see a small and big version in The Galactic Mage art gallery here on the site). I’m still holding the full cover secret for another few days, so you’ll have to wait to see the whole full-cover image—which includes the outcome of Altin’s spell you see starting up right there, plus what he’s shooting at, etc. but there it is. Continue reading Rift in the Races: Front Cover Revealed

Best Fantasy Book Cover Artist of Our Time: Cris Ortega

So, I have all the art files for the new book cover now. All I can say is, “Wow!” While I confess to already being a total Cris Ortega fan, especially after how amazing her work was on the cover of The Galactic Mage, I am so completely blown away with how much control she has of light and texture and, just, everything. She’s got a level of mastery that it’s hard to comprehend—and I’m sure I don’t actually comprehend it, but it’s fun to try to fathom anyway. She’s definitely one of the top fantasy book cover artists working today. Continue reading Best Fantasy Book Cover Artist of Our Time: Cris Ortega