I often talk to authors who are shopping their latest work around to agents and publishers. Many get disillusioned about the whole traditional publishing game, because it isn’t really interested in unknown writers. The point at which writers contact me is when they start to consider self-publishing.
Archives of cover design
You can’t grow without criticism. You’ll never grow as an artist. You won’t understand your customers as a businessperson if you won’t hear what your customers really want (and once you become a publisher, you enter into the realm of business).
Curious Critters to me represents all that can go right with a self-published book. The author invested time, energy and money into every single aspect of the book. There is nothing that he doesn’t pay attention to. I would call his book and his work a Gold Standard of Excellence.
This is the second in a series of planned posts taking apart bad book covers for the edification and entertainment of all who bother to read this blog. See Autopsy of a Bad Book Cover – Part 1 here The book we’re going to talk about today is now out of print. Not that it was [...]