You know, I self-published my first book, “Knights of Deception” in 2009, knowing very little about publishing or marketing. Four books later I find myself still learning and perfecting the craft of writing and marketing. LULU, the hub where I self-published, made my dream possible with the “pay-for-print” option that is included in the price you set. I’m not even sure the young lady who hipped me to LULU even realized the gift she gave me, or how far I would go with it.
If you are a writer, then be a writer. Let the allure of the flashy book cover and the equally flash of the audio “book commercial” on You tube be something you reach for on your literary journey, but never let not having them stop you from releasing your work. The perfect polish of your work will come in time. You may not have the glossy cover with the dazzling graphics, but the content of your words is what counts in the end. I have read some of the “glossy” book covered literary offerings and, let me tell you, with all that gloss, the storyline is the only thing I was interested in. Be incredible, fearless, and never let not having a polished look prevent you from sharing your gift with your readers. Trust me. You readers will love your words and not the gift wrap.
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