A to Z Challenge – Theme Reveal 2021

In 2021, for the first time ever, I decided to participate in the A to Z challenge. Better late than never, I think. For my main theme I chose to go with images.

Some of you may already know that I create all the badges for the WEP blog hop. But I do more than that. Although I do not consider myself an artist – I’m a writer first – I like dabbling in digital imagery. In the past few years, I’ve been making pre-made book covers. Or you might consider them digital pictures in the book cover format.

Although no writer ever requested any of my covers yet, I enjoy tinkering with imagery and combining stock images (sometimes up to a dozen stock elements for one resulting picture) to create something new and different. I only use FREE stock from a few source websites, mainly https://pixabay.com/ and https://www.deviantart.com/ There are many wonderful artists on both sites, and they are generous with their art.   

All my covers in this year’s challenge will have a pretend title corresponding to the letter of the day and a placeholder for the author’s name.

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15 Responses to A to Z Challenge – Theme Reveal 2021

  1. Alex J. Cavanaugh says:

    That will be cool! Glad you are participating. It just got to be too much for me a few years ago.

  2. Have fun – I am really, really looking forward to seeing your creations.

  3. Oh thius looks like a fabulous Idea. If you feel like it please make a mock up cover for my Unicorn Farm story (Author Susan Olsen – Main person/ my alias). I do not know whether you find this idea inappropriate, stupid or anything. I f you do, please delete this comment.

    • Olga Godim says:

      Susan. I would love to make a mock cover for your story, but I need to know more about it. Could you contact me through my contact form here, on this site (it goes to my email), so we could exchange emails about your story and what you’d like to see on its cover.

  4. Sounds like you’ve got a great theme. I’m looking forward to seeing your cover creations.

  5. Iain Kelly says:

    This will be a great theme, and a good way to showcase your talent. Look forward to seeing what covers you choose 🙂

  6. soniadogra says:

    Wow Olga. Best wishes. I will look forward to your creations.

  7. Good luck Olga, I’ll be stopping by, though not participating this year. Looking forward to discovering more of your imagery. Thank you for your hard work on WEP.

  8. Wow, what an interesting theme! Book covers seem to be so important in the publishing world (and in the end, for us buyers), and at the same time, it seems extremely hard to capture the feeling of an entire book in one single image. I look forward to be following, good luck and see you around in April, I hope!

  9. I enjoy dabbling with digital art too and one of my A to Z posts will veer into this area. Looking forward to seeing your covers. Weekends In Maine

  10. Yay! You won’t be sorry you did it. I am one of the few “artists” that participate so anything remotely arty gets my attention. Thanks for everything you’ve done for the challenge already.
    Pulp Paper & Pigment-My Fiber Art Blog

  11. Anne Nydam says:

    What fun! And welcome to doing the challenge with the rest of us!
    Black and White: Theme Reveal

  12. jazzfeathers says:

    Oh, I love this theme! I always enjoy see different covers and imagine what story they might tell.
    Looking forward for your challenge 🙂

    @JazzFeathers
    The Old Shelter – Theme Reveal – The Great War

  13. Anne M Bray says:

    That sounds interesting! Thanks for adding your link to my unofficial Link party.

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