Friday, April 23, 2010

Totally Awesome!!!

Continuing the A-Z Challenge from Arlee at Tossing it Out

Today is T for totally awesome!!!

My publisher sent me the initial cover design for my book and I am so stoked!


It's even better than I imagined, too. Now it feels real and I'm so excited. Let me know what you think!

51 comments:

Christine Danek said...

Totally awesome. I love it. When can I read it?

Will Burke said...

Dude, that's slick! (sgips are one of my favorite parts of sci fi) Kinda Classic looking.

ediFanoB said...

Excellent! Dynamic and full of power.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Christine, it's scheduled to come out October 19.

Thanks, Will!

Helen Ginger said...

I like the cover! I also like your name at the top, sort of like it's flying at high speed. That's what it makes me think, anyway.

Helen
Straight From Hel

Ocean Girl said...

Great and attractive cover. Congratulations!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

That's good to hear, everyone! I know the cover says everything about a book.

Falen said...

oooh! Awesomesauce!
I bet you're super excited

WELCOME TO MY WORLD OF POETRY: said...

Alex this is great, I remember when the publisher sent me my book cover, to actually see it in your hands is a feeling beyond compare.
Good Luck I am so proud for you.

Yvonne.

DEZMOND said...

I think they could still work a bit on the fonts (the style itself and there should be a difference between fonts used for the tittle and for your name) , but the picture is lovely and attractive, can't wait to see the back-cover as well. But you must promise us that you'll take us for a galaxy ride in that brilliant space-ship when the book comes out ;))

Talli Roland said...

How exciting! Love it, Alex.

Congratulations!

Lola Sharp said...

I think it is badass!

I'm excited for you!!

Way to head into the weekend...Congrats!

Happy Weekend, Alex.

Southpaw said...

That's really nice. The artwork is gorgeous.

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Alex, it's gorgeous!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Dez, I believe the fonts are indeed different. And I'd love to have a spacecraft like that!

Thanks everyone!

KarenG said...

Oooh thrilling! Congratulations it is SO exciting to have a cover! It looks intense!

Juan Velez said...

Wow... how exciting... That would definitely catch my eye... Congratulations.

Carol Kilgore said...

Congratulations! That cover looks like a winner to me.

arlee bird said...

Excellent cover-- it looks so vivid and intriguiging. Best of luck on publication and here's to big sales and maybe a movie contract or something.

Lee
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Not enough hours! said...

Two words - Totally Awesome!!!

Any Science Fiction buff would reach for a book with a cover like that one.

~ Rayna

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks!

Arlee, that would be incredible.

Rayna, I like to hear that!

Liza said...

Congratulations! What a rush it must be to see your own cover. Terrific.

Julie Dao said...

Dude that is so cool! What a feeling it must be to see the cover of your own book, congratulations!

Raquel Byrnes said...

That artwork is beautiful! Love the colors, the motion...even the font is eyecatching. Congratulations!

hampshireflyer said...

Straight away that's got me wondering what the ships are getting away from so fast....

Congratulations, you must be pleased :)

Palindrome said...

woo-hoo!! congratulations! You should hold a contest with that as one of the prizes...think about it. ;)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks so much, everyone!

And Palin, when I have a physical book, I will do that.

Beth said...

That is amazing! WOW! And we can say we knew you when! :)

Palindrome said...

YES!

Ellie said...

I am thrilled for you; This is incredible looking!!! You need to go celebrate, right now! Enjoy~

B. Miller said...

Oh my GOD that looks AWESOME!! YEAH! *internet high five* Wow Alex, I'm so excited for you!!! Congrats!!!

Have a fantastic weekend, my friend! I know you will... all you have to do is look at that pic! :D

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks!

Ellie and B. Miller, I've begun the celebration already.

melodygreen said...

Wow, what an accomplishment! I can't imagine how excited you are! Congrats on another step done, the book cover looks great!

Grammy said...

Congratulations, Alex! You must be flying as high as that space ship on excitement right now! I know I would be...good for you. Hard work does pay off, doesn't it?
Ruby

Kirsten Lesko said...

WOW! That is SO cool. Congratulations! This is a HUGE day for you :)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Grammy, I am flying about that high right now!

The Old Silly said...

Smokin hot cover. Love it!

Jemi Fraser said...

Fantastic!! that is a totally fabulous cover :)

prochaskas said...

Looks great -- makes me want to take a peek at the back blurb and first page.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks everyone!

John Anealio said...

Congratulations! The cover looks fantastic.

India Drummond said...

Gorgeous cover! Congrats!

Glynis said...

That is an amazing cover! How fantastic, I bet you are so excited and cannot believe it is yours.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks!
And Glynis, I almost can't believe it's mine. Good to have you back, too.

Michele Emrath said...

I can't believe I forgot to come by on Friday, I am sooooooooooooooo sorry!

This is more than awesome--this is professional. There are some cheesy first novel covers out there, and especially in the SciFi world. But yours is not one of them. Alex, this rocks! Congratulations. I'll be proud to carry this book around.

Again, I'm sorry for forgetting to come by.

Michele

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Michele, that's okay - I've kinda flaked this weekend. And yes, I am really pleased with the cover.

David J. Williams said...

very cool indeed- - nice one, Alex.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks, David! I had no idea what to expect and was pleasantly surprised.

Jamie Gibbs said...

That is an awesome cover!! It's got brilliant dynamic to it, I'll look forward to reading it come October :D Who's your publisher? And are there any free chapters to read beforehand? ;) Many congratulations!

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Thanks, Jamie. My publisher is Dancing Lemur Press. Not sure if they'll post any chapters, but I'll let you know if they do.

Lisa said...

Wow, you had 50 comments even back then?! Wow, you really are the Ninja Captain! Lisa, co-host AtoZ 2015, @ http://www.lisabuiecollard.com