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New Cover Reveal

Some of the most consistent feedback I've received on Crimson & Creamhas been regarding the book's cover. In general, comments have stated it could be more professional (not surprising at all). Since I actually create my own covers (like you couldn't tell!), I decided to take a crack at a new image for Crimson & Cream that still maintains a consistent look with the other two books of the trilogy (i.e., font, size, layout, coloration, etc.).

I do have a plan to eventually get all three covers professionally re-done, but for now, I'm rolling out a replacement for the bloody sword and shield. The new image is a scene from the novel that I'd always envisioned would make a good cover. There's a lot of symbolism that refers to the trilogy in the new version (including retaining the iconography of the bloody sword and shield coat of arms).

If you're curious as to the process, I used Blender to make a 3D model of the entire scene, and then experimented with…