WELCOME TO THE PARA-EARTH SERIES:

 

A unique blend of paranormal and science fiction that would make the Twilight Zone proud.  Through each book/short story we introduce you, and our characters, to a whole new vision of Parallel Earths unlike anything you've ever seen before.  Discover beings and alternate versions of Earth that are usually found only in dreams, or even nightmares.  

 

So please feel free to come and explore. The door is open and you are always welcome...

Designing Your Own Cover: Not As Easy As You Might Think -- Part II

When it came time to work on the cover for "The Vampyre Blogs - I: Coming Home" I was finding myself coming up against a wall as far as cover art ideas went. The other books had been relatively easy because of their two word titles: "The Bridge" and "The Ship". But this time the title was much longer, so I needed to come up with something different. Since we were using the word 'blogs' as part of the title, I thought about incorporating a computer or laptop into the picture. So I experimented with Adobe Photoshop and came up with this image: While very effective in many respects, some people told me they missed seeing my original artwork on the cover. Many said it helped make our books sta

Designing Your Own Bookcover: Not As Easy As You Might Think -- Part I

As some of you may or may not know, besides being an author I'm also an artist. I work mainly with soft pastels and charcoal, and have designed and painted the covers for three of our books. Now I do not consider myself a 'professional' cover designer, but I've also seen artwork on books that many times had very little to do with what goes on in the story. And as one of the two authors who knows the story inside and out, and as an artist who had taken awards in various art shows over the years, I felt I was qualified enough to give it a shot. Especially when I had a specific image in mind that would incorporate the title of the book into the artwork itself. "It should be a piece of cake,"

Most Recent Updates
Search By Tags
Archive
Guests Who've Stopped By
Follow Us
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • Tumblr Social Icon
  • Blogger Social Icon
  • Amazon Social Icon
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Social Icon

© 2013 by Allan Krummenacker

FOLLOW US ON: 

  • Tumblr Social Icon
  • Wix Facebook page
  • Pinterest App Icon
  • LinkedIn App Icon
  • Blogger App Icon
  • Wix Twitter page
  • c-youtube