7-Day Art Challenge Day 5: Book Design and Editing

When you grew up as a bookworm and then you decide to be a print designer and editor — and then your best friend from childhood calls you to tell you she’s writing a book — well, it’s pretty much the best day of your life. — My friend Tamera tagged me in a 7-day art challenge recently. The rules…

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Tomorrow is big, you guys

I’ve been too quiet here lately, but it’s for a good reason. I’ve been helping Amy publish her very first book. It’s amazing how much time and effort goes into creating a book if you want to do it right. There are multiple drafts. There is line editing. There is book cover photography and design. Font…

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#nanowrimo book cover design!

As you know if you’re following this, I won’t actually start writing the book until Nov. 1. But I have character sketches, a plot outline, and a working title. Why not go ahead and design the cover? I should clarify I do this for a living – so it’s a bit instinctual for me to want…

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