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Welcome Kai Strand

The making of a
book cover
with Kai Strand
I love writing, but I’m not earning
millions, even thousands off the sales of my books yet, so with the help of
friends and family, I’m learning new skills to reduce my costs.
I knew what I wanted the cover of I Am Meto look like. I had a very clear vision, but I wasn’t sure I had the wherewithal.
What I did have were friends with a good camera and an artist son with Photoshop
(which I gave him, btw!) So, I ordered a new skirt and made a date for a
photoshoot, knowing that the worst thing that could happen was that I would only get
a new skirt out of it. And that’s almost exactly what happened.
We took the photos on a mostly clear
winter day. I think the high was 40 degrees. It was windy, which sent my tulle
in all directions, but I had the tool belt to hold it down. As I strapped on my tool belt a passing lady stopped and said, “Okay, I have to know what’s going on here.” I beamed at her, because already my vision was having the intended effect…

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