So, you’ve toiled and slaved over your book. You’ve re-written every paragraph. Dotted every single i. Crossed all the t’s. Spellchecked every sentence until the spellchecker is exhausted. And your book is as good as it’s ever going to get. Job done. Right?
Well, actually, no. Have you ever given a thought as to how your self published book is going to look?
Oh, yes, I know, you have an idea for how it will look, but have you ‘road tested’ a few designs yet? Checked the layout of the book with friends and relations, shown them a ‘mock up’? No? Oops. I think you ought to give it some thought.
One of the first things I do months before a manuscript is ready is actually make a ‘mock up’ of the book. I put that down to the fact that I’m very much a person who likes to ‘see…
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