Last night, I decided it was time to address the cover for the new release. I rather liked the old one (those of you who got a copy through the blog will probably remember it), but one beta said “I like the colors but what’s with the shark?” and the other simply suggested I go with something new.
I’m always up for working in Photoshop, so I visited my stock photography site and started looking.
Two hours later, I was starting to get a headache. Ever visit those sites? After a while, everything looks the same and nothing seems to be what you need.
And then I saw a photo that took my breath away. I showed a small version to the betas, and they agreed it was exactly right.
I gave the site more money, downloaded it, and started work. Many hours later, long after midnight had struck, I had the beginnings of something I liked.
This morning, I added the final touches, and here it is: