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Images, Imagery, & Imagination

Capturing Two Worlds I’ve been on a treasure hunt the last several weeks, and oh, yes, I can get use to this kind of adventure! Minutes turn into hours. Daylight transitions to darkness. My backside is numb and my stomach rumbles–all in the pursuit of digging up and collecting a treasure trove of images to… Continue reading Images, Imagery, & Imagination

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The Making of a Cover Design

The Making of a Cover Design Metamorphosis of Chasing the Butterfly A story is conceived in the mind when dreams, musings, and wandering thoughts mingle. Then, it is developed in the words, lines, and pages of the manuscript–constantly changed and morphed into the intended image, sight, smell, and sound. Finally, the story is born–unveiling itself in… Continue reading The Making of a Cover Design