Category: Books set in Venice
Venice Edition is Out
Yes, finally, the 2023 First Edition of The Princess Guide to Venice is out, all 340 pages of it. It’s available for sale in paperback and ebook formats on Amazon. I hope to be able to re-format both the Rome and Venice editions in Kobo format this year for those of you who prefer it…
Designing a Cover
For the Venice edition, I knew I wanted a similar look to the Rome book, a woman sporting a hat that symbolized the city, since it’s a series. I also wondered if I should add a mask, this being Venice. So I drew some rough sketches. This first one looked promising, but the mood wasn’t…
Review: Titian, His Life
Venice, 1488 to 1576 A.D. Sheila Hale’s non-fiction biography is widely acknowledged as the most thoroughly researched and engaging account of Titian’s life and works that exists. Using legal records, letters, contemporary accounts and knowledge gained from recent restoration work on his paintings, she reveals the enigma that was Tiziano Vecellio.