I've been getting so many emails from many of you wondering how to break into doing cover arts....so I figure it's best if I just do a journal. :)
First off, I've never solicited my work to publishers/authors - not once.
They have always approached me for the work... and it started a couple of years ago with my very first cover being "Light Beneath Ferns" by Anne Spollen.
I do not wish to discuss my rates - because it truly depends on many factors - i.e., where you are at your level of proficiency, the client, the kind of publication -- a lot of factors.
You have to charge what you feel is right for you.
Also, I've been as