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Fake Book Project: ‘A Brief History of Perelorn’

Clearly, this is hard to read. Click on the image to open a PDF version. A page from The Story of Oxford, by S.P.B. Mais, 1951 A long time ago, I had to do a quick metal typesetting thing for … Continue reading

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‘Youm’ eBook Cover

A sketch for an eBook cover that I forgot to post a couple of years ago. The book, which I hope to do within the next couple of years, is Ugo Litorina’s la storia del pianeta di Youm. If it … Continue reading

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eBook Cover: ‘The Red Wilderness’

The font’s not my work, but is instead Bellon Square, which I got from a CD of similar fonts that was in the back of the book Typography for the People, which is one of the world’s most awesome books … Continue reading

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Typos

My status today is: overwhelmed already, even though school’s hardly even started yet. But, whatever. I could be back in my old cubicle, building databases and running queries and moving taxpayer money around in a sort of listless fashion from … Continue reading

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XYZPDQ: An Imaginary Press

Apparently, I’m now the proprietor of the completely imaginary virtual press known as XYZPDQ Press, which is a division of Picture Engine Advancer Mercantiles. And, yes, XYZ etc. is the acronym for the warning, “examine your zipper pretty damn quick.” … Continue reading

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la tela di peccato

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un viaggio interrotto

A failed book cover drawing for the novel An Interrupted Journey. It was fun to do anyway, so what the hell.

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Imaginary Paperback: Fiasco (2)

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Imaginary Paperback: Fiasco (1)

A sketch for a new paperback cover for Stanislaw Lem’s 1987 novel, Fiasco, even though, of course, I love the cover the HBJ edition already has on it. Anyway, this is just for practice, I guess. Meanwhile, I have another, … Continue reading

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Space Opera

A rough sketch for the cover of a new edition of Litorina’s sprawling interstellar adventure, A Marriage of Convenience (which, by the way, somebody oughta CGI the heck outta this book…it’s a wild, wild ride).

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