Failure-Proof Your Book!

Failure-Proof Your Book!

Dear aspiring/new/experienced author,

Are you determined to succeed as an author?  Perhaps you want to write a book or two. It could be you have started writing or you have even completed your manuscript. Great stuff!

But before you take another step, STOP!
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Designing Book Covers That Sell

Designing Book Covers That Sell

The fact is people DO judge a book by its cover. In my time, I have seen some great ones, creative ones, some out-of-the-box thinking ones, some I don’t get and some (quite frankly) shady or even in the abysmal category. The latter making me think, ‘what were you thinking?’ I have found all these categories both in the traditionally published books as well as self-published books. Focusing on self-published books, after speaking to many aspiring/new authors and self-publishers, the reason for some of the sub-standard or ill-thought out covers has been due to their presumptions of the costs of book cover design.
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