Isn’t the featured image on this blog post a beautiful picture? It spoke to me. It spoke to me and said that it had to be my cover pic for my book of short stories called Beyond: Tales of the Afterlife. However, it also told me that I was too fat, so I didn’t speak to it for a while. But we finally sorted out our differences, and I just knew that it had to be the cover for my book. The biggest hurdle was that I was not the artist and didn’t really know the artist and live nowhere close to the artist and well, you get the idea. It was a longshot. The lesson learned is that sometimes asking is the hardest part. The artist said, “Yes.” She also was cool with me stretching the aspect ratio of her painting to fit better as the cover pic I finally used.
The artist’s name is Linda and here’s her online studio … riverjazz.studio. My personal favorites are her abstracts and florals. Here’s an example of one of them she created just the other night …
Lovely. I feel calmer and more peaceful every time I look at it. So, if you are looking to own some original art, check out her work.
And if you are looking to read 16 original side-splitting stories about the afterlife, check out Beyond: Tales of the Afterlife, now available from Amazon for your Kindle or Kindle app at bit.ly/beyondtales. Under a buck! What are you waiting for, Christmas? If so, you missed it.