Branding your Books into a Series – Episode 4 of 4…

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See Episode 1 HERE.

See Episode 2 HERE.

See Episode 3 HERE.

This final episode deals with themes that link your covers. For this, I have to thank Madelaine Bauman for letting me use her covers. She has yet to publish her first book, but has finished the covers, so there may still be some minor changes as she gets closer to her big day.


The Divine Warriors” cover is the first in her Order of the White Lion Trilogy. Note that she has three elements – one ephemeral (the flame), one solid (the coliseum), and one environmental (the ominous sky).

As the trilogy comes out, these three elements remain the same presenting the promise of something that comes and goes (the ephemeral element), something that has a physical presence in the story (the solid element), and where the story takes place (the environmental element.)

The also…

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