5 Rarely Discussed Self-Publishing Mistakes: What NOT To Do BY J. J. HEBERT - PRESIDENT OF MINDSTIR MEDIA Don’t self-publish your first draft: If you listen carefully, you can hear the sound of a self-published author banging his head on his desk. It happens every few seconds. Listen very, very carefully. There’s another bang. He thought the book… Continue reading Self-Publishing Mistakes
Here's a great article I'm reblogging. FAQS | What size should I illustrate for children’s books? By heather at 9:34 pm on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 Question : Is there a preferred size to illustrate children’s books? Answer : I’ve found is that size varies from publisher to publisher. Happily, if your manuscript is picked… Continue reading What size should a children’s book be?
After concentrating on front cover art, I have moved on to back cover art. The back of the book is just as important as the front cover. This discussion is probably moot if you are publishing only e-books, but I found an entire new world of design for physical books. The front cover should catch… Continue reading Back Cover Art
After months of working with cover art, I find myself still fretting over color. For three months, I spent part of every week marching six year olds through the bookstore. (I do apologize to the bookstore for the reign of terror I inflicted upon them!) I just sat at a little round table in the… Continue reading The Color Turquoise??