Dzur - Cover art question

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Feb 8 12:04:19 PST 2006

Sokerchick wrote:

>Can the author ask for a "redraw"  or a rework of the original art? 
>  I would assume that a key feature of the character (like Vlad's moustache) would be something the author would say "Hey you should probably add that"  or does the author not see the print till later and doesn't have a chance to ask for things like that?
>  Do these transactions (for lack of a better word) go on between the author and artist or the artist and publishing company where the publishing company can say yes or no to a particular cover art work?
>  Thanks!
>  Katie

Somebody has to tell the author something about what he's going to 
draw.   What does the publisher say, "it's about a guy"?   Or does 
somebody actually read the book first?