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#Self-Published to Traditional: One #Writer’s Journey: New Cover In!

 

Soooo—I haven’t written in a couple of weeks because nothing new was happening and I didn’t want to waste your time. But now things are heating up and I am getting excited—which means I need to blog to you.

As you see above, we have finalized the new cover for Replacement Child. I hope you like it! Also this week I got word that my publicist is on board and we are working on the plans going forward.

 New Release Date!

Also, the release date for #Replacement Child has been moved up to March 2013—so that is big news too.… Read more

It’s Just a Cover! #Self-Published to Traditional: One #Writer’s Journey blog

Well, it’s really not just a cover. The cover is the first impression your book makes on a reader. And we all know what they say about first impressions. For a book, it can mean the difference between being picked up and read or being left on the shelf. No one wants that. Not you. Not your publisher. Surely not your agent. So I can justify all the angst I feel about working on iterations of my new cover with my publisher.

Of course, the cover also has to reflect the content and feel of the book. You don’t want someone picking up your book expecting steamy sex scenes because of the naked man and woman on the cover only to be disappointed with, say, a deep dive into the relationship of a man with his dog.… Read more

“Like the Video . . . I Wrote the Book”


Great take on book promotion in social media in Times today.