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Original Cover Art for "The Stone Fey"

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Watercolor on paper.
Actual Size: 9" x 13"

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If I could change one thing about my experience doing The Stone Fey, in hindsight, I would have fought harder about the cover.   For the most part, Allyn, Harcourt and I saw remarkably eye to eye.  On the cover...well, when they told me they didn't like this image I was disappointed...but I could live with it.  When I saw the cover comp with the bright yellow title type on it, I was...well it's hard to describe exactly what I thought, and think, about it.

I can live with the cropped image, but to this day I still hate the bright yellow type and wish I could change it.   I've posted "my version" of what I wanted the cover to look like...see what YOU think, just don't blame me for the yellow type, it wasn't my decision.

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