What kind of input does an author have in her cover art? | Lori Foster

What kind of input does an author have in her cover art?

That depends on the author and the publisher. Back when I wrote category, I had very little (as in none!) input on the covers. But since I’ve been writing single titles I get a lot of opportunity to weigh in. My biggest request is always that the heroes have chest hair. It seems models are often shaved or waxed and I would never, ever write a hero who spent time doing that.

Many of my reissue covers are slick-chested guys. But the new single titles almost always feature guys with chest hair.

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