Coffee Break Q&A With Aidana: Book Cover Designer

This week we caught up with Willow Raven (full name Aidana Willow Raven). Aidana is a book illustrator based in Memphis, Tennessee. We enjoyed looking at her work, so we thought we’d ask her about the magic and wonder of book jacket illustration. TurlBook: When you do book illustrations or book jackets how do you come up with ideas? Surely you can’t read every story?Aidana: Actually, I rarely read more than excerpts.  TurlBook: Is that enough to work with?Aidana: I meet one-on-one with authors via live chat on my website and we plan the best scene for the book together and go over specifics like physical character details, environemental specifics, and so on. TurlBook: What books have you worked on or read recently that would work really well in TurlBook format?Aidana: Black Dog by Rachel Neumeier TurlBook: How can people commission you or find out more about your work?Aidana: My website...