Got the first draft of the inside page layout for the book, and it made all of the effort seem worthwhile. Dawn of Windy City Publishing did a phenomenal job bringing my vision to fruition. That being said, I spent all day Friday and most of the weekend nit-picking, making changes and compiling a list of modifications that had to drive Dawn crazy when she saw it today. It's all for the good, Dawn. Now I need to figure out some issues with the images.
I am extremely fortunate to have Stephanie involved in the design of the book cover. She took my initial suggestions, politely ignored those that didn't make sense, added some inspired ideas of her own and came up with a first draft that blew me away. We've been tweaking ever since and are close to finalizing the front. Hopefully our combined visions have produced something that will catch the eyes of casual browsers. The process has not only been exciting, but has brough
There's nothing quite so humbling as having a professional editor review your work and make comments and corrections. I have to admit, though, that for the most part Susan was right on point. There may have been six or seven areas of disagreement, which led to interesting (to me) discussions about the rules and myths of grammar, but in the end the final product is better because of her. Now the manuscript has moved out of the final editing stage and is waiting in queue to