Wednesday, April 20, 2011

I got my proof in!

If you're on my list of friends on Facebook (if you aren't on my friends list -- send me a request!), then you may have heard me announce that I got the proof for Holly's Story in the mail yesterday. I took a few minutes to snap some photos so that I could share my joy with all of you.



Here's the front cover. I am so thankful that Jennifer at Polestar Graphics went in this direction. It's so clean and fresh -- eye-catching.



Here's the back. When I first saw what Jennifer did with the back cover, I screamed a little scream of joy. The way she connected the front cover to the back cover went well beyond any expectations I had when it came to cover design.



Finally, the inside. It printed beautifully. The font isn't too small or too big.

Within 5 minutes of getting the proof I noticed a typo before I could finish the fiirst two pages.  It's okay, though, typos are easy to fix, and I won't need to order another proof once I fix them.

I'm really looking forward to being able to put up a "Such and such a date is the official release date!" post.

Tell me what you think!

11 comments:

  1. Thank you for stopping by my blog... I'm following you back now! :)

    I cannot wait to hear more about your book!

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  2. Oh yes I love the cover. Really looks great and I would definitely pick up that book in the book store. Exciting stuff!

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  3. Pup Fan: Thank you so much! I also subscribed via email so I wouldn't miss anything.

    Peggy: I'm so glad you like the cover. I've been really wondering what the public reaction to it would be, and I'm hoping most people share your reaction!

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  4. Wow - how exciting!! Congratulations, we don't have many famous friends so we'll tell everyone! Thanks for visiting us, hope to read more about you all, Dex and Louis xxx

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  5. Thank you Dex and Louis! I'm not quite famous yet, but I plan to be! lol

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  6. Wow- this is so exciting! I'm in the process of writing a book too. :) But not nearly as far along as you are! So... can I ask you a question? How did you find your publisher? A lot of the ones I've looked into have told me that don't accept unsolicited manuscripts.
    You can contact me on Twitter: MyFavPupJamine (you're already following me)
    Or probably best to email through Facebook. I'm C.j. and'Jasmine . =)

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  7. That's great! I'd love to hear about it. I'm self-publishing through CreateSpace and various ebook formats.

    I'll be sending you a message on Facebook shortly!

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  8. This is absolutely gorgeous! How excited are you???

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  9. Thank you, PL! I am extremely excited!

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