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Son of Fake Book Cover: Round #5!

Two versions of the Bryony cover today--I have heard and obeyed the lack of love for the slant! I have slanted much harder!

I am skeptical about the bee. The problem is that clockwork bees are inherently small and fiddly, and it just doesn't read all that clearly. But I do think it needs something in that dead space. So some fiddling around with petal shapes over there. (I have tried putting words in. Words don't seem happy there at all...)

Adding the black border makes it read a little bit more dark fantasy to me, weirdly enough. That may JUST be me, though. And I know, I know, borders are like licking your knife in public. SOMETIMES I LIKE THE TASTE, OKAY!?

(I, uh, have no immediate plans to replace all the existing covers, for the record. I won't swear that I won't at some point, but I'd need to put matching covers on all three and that's so much work that I shudder to contemplate. Though I'm pretty pleased with the Greenteeth one.)




Y'all know--I hope!--that I value your input by now...

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I personally prefer the light border, as I feel it creates a more cohesive whole and lets the dark text of the title really stand out as the focal point. But either way, the bee stays. It STAYS, damn it.

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