Tag: epublishing

Jun 01

Seeing Things, Part 8: First cover mockups

Dear Blog Friends: As you can see, I’ve been hard at work on the cover design. This isn’t going to be the final cover.  I went to WisCon last weekend, hoping that I would be able to learn something about cover art creation. I met a lot of great people, and got some good information, …

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May 23

Seeing Things, Part 8: Formatting

Dear Blog Friends, One of the things I read, when I first started this journey into the wilds of epublishing (what feels like such a long, long time ago) was that formatting a book was one of those difficult and time-consuming things best done by a professional.  Now maybe I’m speaking too soon, but after …

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May 22

“Voice Like a Cello” and “Bear Country”

Dear Blog Friends; Since last week’s pairing of short stories was so successful, I decided to put up another pair.  Making the cover art was a lot easier this time. I guess practice makes perfect with anything, even new software. I was originally going to pair “Voice Like a Cello” with another short story I …

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May 16

Seeing Things, Part 6: Cover Art and Marketing

Dear Blog Friends, Since I’m an artist, a lot of people have asked me “when you get your book published, are you going to do your own cover art?”  My instant reaction was usually a horsey sound, followed by “no, of course not.”  My books deserve really good cover art, butwhen I think of “do …

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May 02

The New Project!

Dear Blog Friends, So here’s my big update. I’m planning to epublish my first novel. If it goes well, I’m going to follow it with the second and third, to make a nice, neat trilogy. This is the plan, and it’s one of the scariest things I’ve ever done.  Bear in mind that I’m not …

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