Judging a Book by its Cover

Parsantium: City at the Crossroads

After 24 years working in bookselling, I know how important having a good cover is to selling a book. If the cover is dull, naff, or just badly illustrated or designed, no one is going to pick your book up to read the blurb on the back or have a look inside. And online, covers need to look cool even when they’re shown in much reduced form on a webpage.

That’s why getting a great cover for Parsantium: City at the Crossroads is something I am very passionate about. I want the cover image to show what’s cool and different about the city and the player characters who have adventures there, and I needed to find a talented fantasy artist to do this.

I’m very pleased to have commissioned Joe Shawcross to illustrate the cover. You can have a look at some of his recent work here.

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