Just in time to celebrate the end of our
THE 2014 WINNING COVER IS
...but before I announce it and its stunningly fantastic runners up...I want to commend ALL of the exceptionally
now filling our ranks here at
Muse It Up Publishing, Inc.
The covers this past year have blown me away in ways few in the earlier years did, which explains the final numbers and also the ultimate winner. Just the number of people who actually took the time to
VOTE shows how great our visual department has become since the beginning.
I'm going to name the winners in reverse order...The following covers are tied with ONE vote each, making these artists tied with these covers for
FOURTH PLACE....Congratulations CA's and the authors lucky enough to have worked together to bring these magical images to lucky reading world:
A Book From the Muse It Up HOT Side, this hauntingly powerful cover is from our gifted
Next we have a Sci-Fi Epoch from our Muse It Up mainstream catalog; a cover done by one of our NEWER CA's
This CA constantly has been giving us exquisite work almost since the day Muse opened it's doors for artists to sign on to our bandwagon, with a paranormal cover that speaks volumes.
But Ms. Safi ALSO gave us another cover at this stage
And from the Muse it Hot Side,
Book 4 in a series about the Greek Gods from Olympus
known as GODS AT WORK SERIES.
Like Suzi this CA has been with us almost since the very beginning and her covers are a constant visual delight..her cover for this YA book has me eager to add this book to my list of MUST BUYS!
Well Done CHARLOTTE VOLNEK
The next CA to tie with ONE vote takes us back to the INCREDIBLE Muse It HOT Catalog and a cover by another one of our CA's who knows how to take the viewers breath away, and is growing more powerful with each advancing year...
WINTERHEART DESIGNS also known as LEX VALENTINE.
We have TWO more covers tied with one vote each...
We take our Romantic Suspense serious here at Muse It Up Publishing...and so does this stunningly gifted CA
Back to our HOT side with ANOTHER Suzi Safi cover
and for a vampire series that ALSO calls upon the Greek Gods to manipulate a group most of us do not think CAN be manipulated
We have FOUR covers tied with TWO VOTES each making them tied for
This CA took a bit of a hiatus so she could hire on as a graphic arts whiz in one of the bigger Philadelphia Companies...but she came back with a BIG BOOM and has followed this her FIRST new Muse It Up Cover, with a stream of excellence that already places her on the list for the 2015 parade/contest.
Next we have another newer CA
She's new but quite obviously monumentally gifted.
Another NEW CA whose dangling her artistic bells rather impressively here at THIRD place.
And tied at the TWO vote stage making them tied for
We've already seen her striking vision
We've seen this artist's work too...this cover is from the Muse It HOT side
WINTERGREEN DESIGNS also known as LEX VALENTINE
DRUM ROLL PLEASE
This brings us to the cover that took FOUR votes, thereby
WINNING the 2014 COVER ARTIST Contest's FIRST PLACE AWARD...
YES...I said AWARD..but before I explain that...let me ANNOUNCE the winner and SHOW the cover that WON the votes...
To ALL of our artists...thank you for making our stories become visual panaceas. You help bring OUR visions to life.
Now Celaren, I had to wait until today to give every one that wanted a chance to vote the opportunity to do so in honor of the onset of our FOURTH ANNIVERSARY here at MUSE IT UP PUBLISHING...so your award cannot be sent to you right away. I have to get it etched. But once it is I promise you it will be on its way.
I Can tell you it will look like
CONGRATULATIONS To ALL our Winners!
To all that voted...thank you. You, the readers, are why we do what we do.
To Lea and Litsa...You created
Muse It Up Publishing, Inc., a world
where dreams can and DO become realities....
And here's to our
2015 and our FIFTH ANNIVERSARY