Yesterday I explained over on my personal blog why I decided to self-publish my book. It really was not a long process, I knew it was the best way for me to go. If I was going to write my book, I wanted to have total creative control and I wanted it out there as … Continue reading Why I Self-Published My Book
Hello again friends! It's about time I update you on what's going on with my book, yeah? Like the title of this post says, the edits are all finished up and the very first proof copy of my book has been ordered. It's a little hard to believe I've gotten this far, and it probably … Continue reading Edits Are Done, Proof is On the Way
It didn't take long to choose a cover, thanks to the voting that took place last week. So, drumroll please... Oh, wait, this is a blog. Just imagine one, then, because here is the cover for Standing By! I only tweaked the cover slightly once I knew this would be the one (bonus points if … Continue reading Cover Reveal!
Now that my book is in the hands of a few select editors, I am going to focus on the most important part of the book... the cover! I mean, we all judge books by their covers, right? I figure a good way to distract myself from thinking about other eyes constructively criticizing my baby … Continue reading Book Design Time!
This weekend Standing By will get into the hands of a few select editors. Mind you, since I'm going along the self-publishing route, I'm not using professional editors. Instead, I'm using the connections that I do have - English majors and librarians. I'm a little apprehensive to let new eyes see my book, but I'm … Continue reading Off to the Editors We Go!