of which you have read so much in past postings.
Erik is the evil genius responsible for my story collection Monstrous Affections' cover, and it's clear that he's decided to continue the motif of hideous deformity with this one. That continuation may have something to do with my own motif of hideous deformity, but we will leave that discussion for another day.
This cover is exquisite, though. I am anxious beyond words to see how it looks on shelves, in bookstores mid-April 2011.