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Tied CreateSpace Cover L ayout

Layout of the cover

It’s been a busy week of finalizing details for the print-on-demand version of my book. Today, I got to the cover. Finally.

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Layout begins

Layout begins

I have gone through my manuscript more times than I care to admit, and I’m happy with where it stands. It’s time to layout the paperback.

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Write for health

Writing for your health

It’s only been the last decade or so that I have made writing a constant part of my life. Knowing how good it is for me, I wish I had started sooner.

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Be fearless

Be fearless

I’ve written about fear before. It can be a huge road block. As I get closer to releasing my first novel, I feel that familiar feeling creeping back.

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George Saunders on story

How does one craft a good, compelling story? Every author will say something different, but I’d wager there would be more similarity than difference. Here’s George Saunders’s take on it.

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Typesetting, step one

Layout and typesetting my book

When I release my first book, Tied, later this month, it will be available as an ebook as well as a paperback. I plan on documenting the process and typesetting is step one (after writing and editing, that is).

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