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A Southwest Glossary: Architectural Terms—A to L

Last year, my readership asked me to devote several posts to a glossary of terms used in Brainwash and Gadgets. Most are specific to the southwestern region of the United States. I’ve also added a few terms that will appear in CLON-X as Darcy and Rio will return to New Mexico to resolve some Continue reading

Book Design Made Simple

This is a guest blog post from Fiona Raven Book Design. Fiona designed the covers and the interior layouts for Brainwash and Gadgets and the cover for Genocide. Inserting a USB drive as the “I” in Brainwash is a signature feature and I have chosen to continue with this look throughout the cover designs. She also split the word Brainwash to make the title larger. In Gadgets, the laser beam splices the “T” after it exits the hot air balloon. And in Genocide, the “I” is a syringe. The CLON-X  Continue reading