Another great Self-Publishing post. Talking more about the experience.
I promised to get back to writing about either self-publishing or happiness by today, and I guess I’m writing about both.
My book layout and cover are done! I cannot believe it. The book cover is gorgeous and the interior layout is even better. These two things, however, did not come about without their drama, and there is a lesson in all of this for freelancers and employers. Communicate! Communicate! Communicate!
As mentioned before, I hire most of my service providers through elance.com. I very much like their structure and payment system, and have (for the most part) found the people on there to be highly skilled and reasonably priced.
Then, I hired the cover artist.
I am not one of those authors who sent someone my book and said, “Figure out what the cover should look like.” I created the entire cover by hand, photographed it, then photographed all the elements…
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