New York Times best selling author of Earthcore, Infected, Contagious, Ancestor, Nocturnal, the Galactic Football League Series (The Rookie, The Starter, The All-Pro, and The MVP), plus dozens of podiobook stories (all available for free through his podcast feed and on his site); co-founder of Dark Øverlord Media.
If you need references for Scott’s book cover design work, I’m your guy. Scott’s easy to work with, incredibly creative, ingenious, dedicated, flexible … and somehow laid back and easy going during the process. His work is unmatched and exciting, and I look forward to each new project.”
-Scott Sigler, http://scottsigler.com/
Screewriter for film and television, novelist (including The Failed Cities, Sundae, The Shotokan Masters, The Next Fix), co-author with Scott Sigler on Title Fight and The Detective, and PARSEC Award-winning author of hundreds of stories.
For THE FAILED CITIED eBook cover:
Scott is far and away the best graphic artist and designer I’ve had work on any book with which I’ve been associated. Every aspect of the cover, from the largest visual theme to the smallest font, was given equal time, attention, and detail. I was always presented with a lot of options, my notes were always readily heard and skillfully interpreted, and by the end of the process I had a cover that was both exactly what I had in my head when we began and better than I’d envisioned.”
-Matt Wallace, http://matt-wallace.com/
For THE FAILED CITIED limited edition dust-jacket:
This cover is mind-blowingly gorgeous and I find myself staring at it for minutes on end. I could not be happier with this. Bringing Scott on to do the cover was one of the best moves I’ve made with my fiction publishing.”
Author, OF THIEVES AND ELVES and THE WHITE SHADOW SAGA.
Scott Pond delivers top-notch work in a timely manner. His creativity and professionalism is unrivaled. He has an eye for detail, stays on schedule, and goes above and beyond your expectations. Highly recommended.”
-A.P. Stephens, http://www.apstephens.com/
Author of Dead Mech, The Americans, Bethany and the Zombie Jesus, and The Man With No Face
Scott was amazing to work with. I gave him what I wanted, he responded, I tweaked, he responded, I tweaked again, he perfected. Sounds simple, which is exactly what the experience should be and rightly so. Great illustrator, great collaborator and I’d work with him again in a second.”
-Jake Bible, http://jakebible.com/
Author of Paladin Corps
In April of 2011, I enlisted the aid of Scott Pond in creating a logo/cover image for my debut novel “Paladin Corps: Book 1.” My initial concept was sketchy at best, with only a rough idea, and a pair of vague reference pictures to go by. Mr. Pond took what little information I had for him, and quickly drafted an incredible looking mock-up for the project. I was blown away by the degree of detail already in the piece, even at this early stage.
What came next was nothing less than stellar, and proved that Scott Pond was the perfect choice for this project.”
“In short order, Mr. Pond had not only crafted a perfect image, but had also put together an entire portfolio of various versions of the project, ranging from a banner with author and title text included, to square formats perfectly suited for podcast album art, to a black and white silhouette version with limitless possibilities.”
“Reviewing the entire package, I saw that there was not a single area of usage I could imagine for which Mr. Pond had not already assembled a perfect format of the image. I was not only able to use the image for the purposes I had thought of; I had a version already created for every situation that came up.”
“Couple that with the very reasonable price Mr. Pond quoted (and subsequently finished below), as well as the speed and diligence with which Mr. Pond responded to all questions I had for him, and I can say without reservation that I am 100% satisfied with the work he has done for me. Based on this project, I have no qualms about enlisting Mr. Pond’s services again for every artistic need I will have in my future as a writer. Scott Pond is the perfect example of a talented, insightful, and reliable graphic design contractor, and I will recommend his services to any and every person I meet with design needs.”
- K. Gainor, www.kgainor.com