The Making of Center of Gravity’s Cover: From Start to Finish

I thought it might be interesting for everyone to have an inside look at how my publisher, Thomas Nelson (a division of HarperCollins), and the in-house graphic design team came up with my great (IMO) cover for Center of Gravity. In total, I was given 13 different covers to review. 13! That doesn’t even take into account all …

Writer Wednesday – 18.5 Ways to Tackle the Dreaded Edits – Part II

Last Saturday, we talked about the best way to handle edits once you have: 1. Finished your first draft 2. Taken a 4-6 week break from your manuscript 3. Completed a read through of your book and taken careful notes on things that need attention in your manuscript, including: Inconsistencies with story line or character Characters …