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Now don’t get me wrong. I can’t even spell Photoship. The mysteries of GIMP are, to me, mysterious. My straight lines are bent, and my bent lines – well, spirals have given up inviting them round for dinner because my bent lines ruin their street cred.
But I wish I was more like the Cover Artists (greetings Lady Charlie and Lady Michelle) I’ve been lucky enough to work with.

As a frequent speaker, one question I can count on, in every setting— no matter the topic, event, or audience skill level—is:  How do you find the time to do all this?

Writing changes you.  Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe.-- Janos Bolyai

One might question the concept of usability in a marketing piece of “art”. After all, a cover is but a visual window into the words of the author’s imagination. Yet considering a cover is the first thing readers use to make snap decisions whether to delve further into the book, cover usability is an integral part in a book’s marketing potential.

You Wrote WHAT About My Novel?!?
Philippa Jane

Review = a great opportunity for readers and a much anticipated, much dreaded event for authors. Right now, reader reviews can be one of the best marketing tools for an author if they go well and the most damaging attack to an author’s reputation if they go wrong.