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02/24/2009 01:44:38 PM · #1


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I work with aspiring novelist, Rob Goble. When he found his book was going to be published, he knew exactly the image he wanted for the cover and who would model. Luckily, for me, he also knew exactly who he wanted to bring that image to life. ME!

Rob wanted an image with a young man reaching out to touch finger tips with a girl who lived next door, through the old window. And while the boy reached out, he also looked away, expressing a reservation with the bond. That vision, along with his daughter, a neighbor and my expertise, brought forth this image which has been mocked up for the book publishing of A Winter Morning's Sun.

A Winter Morning's Sun was just released and is now selling on Amazon.com. Yahoo. Although it's not quite what I shot (editors) I'm proud to have the cover and credit for it.

Not too shabby.
02/24/2009 01:55:03 PM · #2
Originally posted by rjkstesch:

...Not too shabby.

INDEED! That's awesome, congrats!
02/24/2009 01:56:34 PM · #3
Congratulations! Must be exciting!
02/24/2009 01:57:30 PM · #4
That's great -- now your team has to get working on the sequel!
02/24/2009 02:03:57 PM · #5
Congratulations. I love the photo, it's very sensitively done.
02/24/2009 02:06:00 PM · #6
That's outstanding! Did you get a mention (credit) on the interior (bookside) of the jacket cover?
02/24/2009 02:16:18 PM · #7
Originally posted by glad2badad:

That's outstanding! Did you get a mention (credit) on the interior (bookside) of the jacket cover?


I was told I did. The book was just published. Other places will be carrying it, but don't carry it yet. In fact, Rob is still waiting to see the 1st hard copy.
02/24/2009 02:20:04 PM · #8
Very cool! Congrats ...
02/24/2009 02:21:13 PM · #9
That's awesome! Congrats!
02/24/2009 02:24:39 PM · #10
Congratulations, Its always a good felling to have you work recognized.

Message edited by author 2009-02-24 14:26:16.
02/24/2009 02:27:17 PM · #11
Congratulations, Rebecca!
Well done.
02/24/2009 04:58:10 PM · #12
Most excellent!
02/24/2009 05:22:04 PM · #13
That's awesome! Congratulations Rebecca!
02/24/2009 08:16:48 PM · #14
Thanks. I found out that it also on Barnes and Noble for a bit less. I like their picture better, too.
02/24/2009 08:21:33 PM · #15
Good stuff. Its an intense picture.
02/24/2009 09:29:51 PM · #16
Yay! Good news like this is fun to hear. Congratulations!
02/24/2009 10:02:54 PM · #17
Congratulations! Enjoy!
02/24/2009 11:59:40 PM · #18
Rebecca, CONGRATULATIONS on your achievement. Bask in the GLOW of your SUCCESS

All the best to you and yours.

MAX!
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