Fun with cover drafts

My next self-published opus is still a ways away, since I took some poems out of the running temporarily by entering them in competitions (one for a chapbook, one for a full-length book). But I’m not letting that stop me from drafting some possibilities for the cover.

When I talked about working titles a while back, I jokingly mentioned Fred: The Lilac Years as a possibility. Well, except for the Fred part, I have decided to go with that. Here are some of the drafts I have come up with so far: Continue reading