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Prince Prospero

While designing Prospero it became obvious that my attraction to Poe’s “Red Death” was due primarily to Roger Corman’s RED DEATH –the 1964 film starring Vincent Price. The short story describes him briefly, “the Prince Prospero was happy and dauntless … Continue reading

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Masque, page 1

The story turned out to be more pages than I expected, but ebooks offer a unique design advantage. This is page one: The leaves are designed to look like little human bodies, which will fall off and blow away. When … Continue reading

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Making eBooks with Moglue, part 2

Initially I thought the story would come to 11 pages with lots of room for big illustrations. After importing the text it netted out to 12 fairly dense pages. Some redesigning is required. Fortunately with ebooks there is no fixed … Continue reading

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Making eBooks with Moglue, part 1

In order to learn how to produce a children’s book app for iPad I’m going to try to adapt Edgar Allen Poe’s short story “The Masque of the Red Death.”  Definitely NOT a children’s book, but I’m just doing it … Continue reading

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Masque of the Red Death

I’ve been working on an illustrated version of “Masque” for a personal project. “It was in this apartment, also, that there stood against the western wall, a gigantic clock of ebony. Its pendulum swung to and fro with a dull, … Continue reading

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