Saturday, August 17, 2019
Welcome, my chuckaboos! Even though we don’t see one another face-to-face, I do feel you are my dear friends.
Jenna Coleman, my original Émeraude
Regardless of physical appeal — and I acknowledge the endlessly different standards of beauty, faces are usually important to how we imagine stories. Whether we’re writing tales or reading them, seeing a character’s face helps. No matter whether it is handsome or ugly.
When I found the steampunk image that is the basis for the cover of The Delta Pearl, the woman made me think of Jenna Coleman, pictured above. I saw her as Émeraude.
However, as I began this serial, a re-write of the unfinished novel (and revamped the look of this blog), I ran across the image of the steampunk girl in my banner. (Thank you Pixabay.) The young girl in my banner reminded me of the Claudia Donovan…
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