Tear Sheet: If Death Is Respectable
Some pretty cool news as Noirvember ends.
Earlier this week, Altus Press released the latest volume of Race Williams stories. This is the fourth book in the Carroll John Daly series (quite a prolific writer), and the fourth cover to feature one of my noir photos.
I’ve had a really good relationship with Matt over at Altus. In fact, back in October, he dropped me a note about this new book and it’s cover. I had sent him some options late last summer and he got back to me with about six mock-ups of this cover using different photos.
I don’t want to show them all here as he’ll probably use another shot for a future cover. But he asked me honestly which one I liked the best for this title. This one was #2 in the series he sent me.
I looked at them all and..whew. They all looked great.
I told him I had to sleep on it. And I did. I took about 24 hours to get back to him. And what I wrote him was: