So, I’ve wanted a cover for my novella ever since I started putting it up to read on Wattpad last September, but finances are super tight and I wasn’t sure that would be possible. Ideally, I wanted an illustration for my cover rather than stock art, but illustrated covers are by far the most expensive and my max budget for a cover at this point is $100. So when I saw that Natasha Alterici had posted on Twitter that her freelance gigs had fallen through and she needed quick cash for her rent, I leaped at the chance to make one of my dreams come true. And boy, am I ever glad I did. Behold the awesome:
I have also been intrigued by Amanda C. Davis’ recent forays into designing covers for DIY practice. She’s been tackling all kinds of covers, and I previously let her know that I was interested in her giving my novella a shot. Am so glad I did that, too, because my laptop has been giving me all kinds of troubles, and there’d be no way I could do the cover design myself right now. As soon as Natasha got back to me on the final cover, I sent it Amanda’s way. Amanda posted her design/learning process here.
And here it is in all its gorgeousness:
Art by Natasha Alterici.
Design by Amanda C. Davis.