I’ve just completed the difficult task of deciding how I want my book to look. You may be wondering how hard could this be, “aren’t all books the same?”. I can confirm with authority that no, they are not.
If you take anything from my words today…….it should be: YOUR COVER MUST SUIT YOUR GENRE.
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Letting someone critique your precious work is not always easy but with the right editor for your genre, it can be an inspirational process.
This year was like a bullet train….paused at the platform in January, then gone – where did it go? Looking back, I shamefully realized it was months and not weeks between my posts (naughty me…oh well these things happen, I promise to do better). I blinked and Christmas was here. – a slight exaggeration but you get the point. I wasn’t time wasting….just procrastinating but not anymore. In 2021 my focus will… Read More
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Hi everyone, sorry for being absent for so long but life got in the way…as it does occasionally. So, my granddaughter arrived early – an unplanned caesarean. It was a very traumatic time for the whole household and caused a lot of upheaval but thankfully our daughter and her new baby girl are doing fine. We can all look forward to enjoying the good times ahead. We were graced with a period… Read More
Judgie MacFudgie of book covers, is in the house. Could your cover be better? Definitely. Great covers fly off shelves, so make your cover the best you can and be prepared to pay good money to get it.
It was no longer just about the book I’ve written, it included me as a marketable commodity.
Considering I endeavour to become a published author, you’d think I’d be capable of writing a short paragraph to introduce myself… But, it turns out that I am terrible at writing non-fiction. So, I suppose nobody should be expecting a title falling within that category. EVER.
I am currently an unknown author residing in the Sunshine State of Australia. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Australian states, Queensland… I’m in Queensland. I’ve created this blog to both document my journey through the publishing process; and share my experiences with those of you considering a similar path.