Self Publishing, Writing

Inch by Inch

The cover has been selected! Seeing it formatted makes my heart skip a beat but the job isn’t done yet.  The next step is formatting the manuscript for e-book format.  I’ve already started working on it and seeing that file looking like a real book is everything.  I can’t wait until the day I have… Continue reading Inch by Inch

Self Publishing, Writing

Cover to Cover

What’s the first thing you look at when you’re considering buying a new book?  The front cover.  What about the second thing?  The back cover.   While the front cover of a book can often become iconic (think the apple from Twilight), personally, I think the back is a little more important.  That’s where you find… Continue reading Cover to Cover

Self Publishing, Writing

The Adventure Begins

As far back as I can remember I was always writing something.  When I was little I had a spiral notebook with a blue cover and I filled it with little poems and stories.  As I got older the poetry thing fell off.  I’m not very poetic.  The stories, however, stuck and I’ve spent half… Continue reading The Adventure Begins