Typograwhat?

If you’ve followed me for some time, you’ve probably seen me mention The Book Designer. Halfway through each month, Joel has a post about e-Book cover designs. I’m always looking for ways to improve, so I submitted Thanmir War for December’s collection. Joel will make comments just below each cover if he has them, and…

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That Photo Thing

I’ve never fancied myself a good photographer. I had joined Instagram a while back, and then left when they had the wording gaffe that said they would sell our pictures without our permission and we could do nothing about it. Well, they’ve since fixed their wording and–after some prodding from a friend–I rejoined. I think…

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The Interior

I submitted my files for CreateSpace review today. I finally decided to finish fiddling with interior formatting. I had reviewed The Book Designer documentation, referenced my sister-in-law’s books, and reached the edge of my frustration and creativity. Interior formatting wasn’t as easy as I’d thought it’d be. Well, it probably would’ve been if I had…

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The Cover

The June 30th deadline for my free CreateSpace copies is quickly drawing close. I’ve been playing with covers for a while now and have finally settled on my design. My first thought was water based, but since I came up with my tagline of “The Earth Clan has declared war and a landscaper is at…

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Redoing the site

I’m thinking of redoing my website. Now that Thanmir War is not undergoing heavy revisions and I’m in the process of writing Isto, I think it might be time to make my website somewhat more “bookish” themed. I’ve been researching marketing and one of the articles I’ve come across is directed at author websites. I…

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