Now what? I’m too impatient for the publishing world. Native Moments won’t be out until July 2017, so I know they have other books to work on before mine, but I’m ready now. I’ve decided to give it one more edit while I wait for the request from my editor. I’ve noticed some grammatical mistakes I do quiet bit. Here is an example: “Sanch was … Continue reading After the book design…
Choosing the right photo for the book cover is much harder than I anticipated. This will be people’s first impression of my work. As a debut novel, I feel as if I can’t make any mistakes. This is what will start building my readership. Before, writing was purely a selfish act. Now, as a soon to be published writer, it is no longer about what … Continue reading Book Covers
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Ray knew what he was talking about. After only 76 rejections, I got the yes. I signed the publishing agreement on Friday. July 2017, Waldorf Publishing, out of Grapevine Texas, will be publishing my debut novel, Native Moments, a literary surf adventure set in Costa Rica. Should be meeting with a cover designer this week. Will chronicle my progress via this blog. But I … Continue reading I’ve done it!!!
A bit bummed. The working title I’ve had for my work since about 2004 has been Native Moments. In 2013 someone else published a book with that title. My second choice comes from a Bruce Chatwin quote, Gentlemen of the Road. Michael Chabon wrote a book with that title in 2008. I do not have a third choice. Also, I’ve started a Facebook page. … Continue reading Titles and character names are harder to get right than writing the story