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Sunday, January 25, 2015

New Progress



Hard Case Book V: Blood and Fear is nearing completion. I’ll be approaching the 100,000 word mark Sunday night. For the fans of the series, this episode will not disappoint. Between girls’ softball coaching, street fights, Boko Haram terrorists, and an EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) threat, John Harding’s crew have their work cut out for them. The Monster Squad is all back with a lot more on the line to lose, and therefore to also protect.

Best of all, this series entry will have a new collaborator on production. My Grandson Colin, who turns thirteen this May, will be doing the cover for Blood and Fear. I bought him a new iMac Retina setup, because he produced his own sports and music video clips so well just using his phone. It has Final Cut Pro editing software, and he produced a cover exactly to my specs. He will be on board with RJ Parker Publishing Inc as my Illustrator. I should have a sample of his cover to post next week. He’s fine tuning the text now. His name will be listed in the credits from now on. I know someone beyond this trail of tears will be looking down, and loving every second of Colin’s new endeavor.

5 comments:

Vesper said...

That's great news, Bernard. You have a very talented grandson! Looking forward to seeing the new cover. :-)

Charles Gramlich said...

All in the family! :)

Bernard Lee DeLeo said...

He's really excited about having his name listed with the book, Cora. He learned fading the images together really fast.

That's what I'm hoping for, Charles. I'll have to train him on editing next. :)

raine said...

Bernard, that's wonderful news! Colin must be thrilled. :)

Bernard Lee DeLeo said...

He is indeed, Raine. I believe he plans on showing the Amazon listing to many of his friends. :)