CREATE YOUR DEBUT YA COVER


Ok I followed the Instructions and this is what my efforts came up with. So what do you think? I think it looks edgy....makes me think of what kind of story that it could be. This post reminds me of Vania's COVER A LA VANIA'S original posts from a few months ago. A post that I really enjoyed and hope that one day she will bring it back.
Now it is your turn to try it out. Just follow the directions and see what you come up with.


CREATE YOUR DEBUT YA COVER

1 – Go to “Fake Name Generator” or click http://www.fakenamegenerator.com/

The name that appears is your author name.

2 – Go to “Random Word Generator” or clickhttp://www.websitestyle.com/parser/randomword.shtml

The word listed under “Random Verb” is your title.

3 – Go to “FlickrCC” or click http://flickrcc.bluemountains.net/index.php

Type your title into the search box. The first photo that contains a person is your cover.

4 – Use Photoshop, Picnik, or similar to put it all together. Be sure to crop and/or zoom in.

5 – Post it to your site along with this text.

4 comments on "CREATE YOUR DEBUT YA COVER"

Jessica Kennedy wrote: August 30, 2009 at 7:53 AM

That's a good one!


Ravenous Reader wrote: August 30, 2009 at 8:29 AM

Thank you! I thought it looked very edgy. I have to admit it was not my first picture choice, but the first one that came up had a near naked woman with pasties. That I could not use. I am very happy with what I chose


Christine wrote: August 31, 2009 at 8:07 AM

It's so YOU! Although the naked woman with the pasties might have worked, too .... LOL! :P

I'm going to try it. :)


Miss Eliza: wrote: August 31, 2009 at 11:51 AM

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