While we’re on Pink Carnation fun facts, here’s one of my favorites: Pink began life with a completely different sort of cover.
When the book was in the production stage, chick lit was all the rage. So the first version of the cover, the one that went out to reviewers, looked like this:
It was a lovely cover, but, it was agreed, a little misleading, given that the bulk of the story is historical. So the amazing people at the art department at Dutton raced back to the drawing board and produced this new cover in the space of about two days:
And the books have looked like that ever since!
So here’s my question for you: if you had to design a cover for Pink, what would it look like?
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