My immediate thought when R.J. explained what she was talking about was: If you gave me one of those things, the first thing I would do would be to fall off it! ( Read more... )
Originally uploaded by maryj59
Yes, I know we don't get to choose what's on the cover, but I think Deirdre's done a really neat design. Here is her second attempt, hand drawn and with a more active pose, plus text. (And yes, I know that if I get published, I don't get to choose my title, either.)
But, just as designs, which appeals to you more? What mood do you get from them, and, if you saw books with these covers, which would you be more likely to pick up?
Rewriting starts tomorrow; I have to rewrite one chapter pretty extensively and clean up two or three others slightly before I have a really good draft. Then I can start looking for agents.