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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Cover Stories: Black is for Beginnings by Laurie Faria Stolarz

dllm.jpgLaurie Faria Stolarz is stopped by to share a short-and-sweet Cover Story:

"I loved the cover for DEADLY LITTLE LIES. I love the pop of red in the umbrella, and I love the barren tree and the sliver of moon in the background.

[MW interruption: I love this cover too! I am really into umbrellas for some reason... Also, remember the Cover Story behind Laurie's DEADLY LITTLE SECRET? It's good!]

"For BLACK IS FOR BEGINNINGS, seeing my work illustrated, in general, was such a thrill. I loved having the opportunity to work with an illustrator to see my characters come to life.My editor and I viewed the samples of so many different artists as we were picking the illustrator for BLACK IS FOR BEGINNINGS....

Read the rest of Laurie's story, and see the other covers in this series, at melissacwalker.com.


Little Willow said...

Hi, Laurie!

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