Sunday, 6 March 2011
Prepare for Take-Off...
I needed a cover - and quick!! I spent hours on various diffferent software programs trying to come up with something, but failed. I decided I needed some guidance so I had a look on the Kindle boards - which provided my solution!!
I searched for ebook cover design and a post came up from someone advertising a clearance sale on books covers!! Had to be worth a look, I thought. As soon as I went on the designer's site I saw my book cover!! It was ideal... not too fussy... had a watch on a chain - which ties in nicely with my Hypnotic antagonist - it was perfect! Even more perfect was the price; just $10! (around £6.50). I contacted the designer and within hours he'd emailed my book cover - Kindle ready.
So what now? Well, I need to tweak, edit and format everything then I'll use Mobi Pocket (which I downloaded for free from the Kindle Publishing site) to get it Kindle ready. Another piece of software I downloaded for free from the same place is "Kindle Preview" - software that will allow me to see my book how others will see it.
Once I'm happy with it I can upload it and send it live!!
So Saturday wasn't way too off the mark as publishing day - just a day out (assuming I hit no more obstacles).
I'll be back later with more updates!!