Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Looking professional

If you're going to self-publish, you want your printed book to look professional. I have always thought of this requirement as primarily a need for good editing: nothing puts off a prospective reader more, I thought, than a scattering of literals and punctuation errors on the first page.

I was wrong. I have a discovered a whole new raft of horrors over at Lousy Book Covers. At least, I suppose, those covers warn the reader of what lies beneath. Look and learn ...

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