Part of the self-publish process on Amazon CreateSpace is that, once you get everything the way you want it, they send you a “proof” – a sample copy to proofread – before gearing up for production.
Which means this afternoon, a FedEx guy brought me the lovely little item above. I’ll be honest: even for a self-pub, there’s something thrilling about seeing your name on a book cover for the first time.
On first glance, everything looks perfect. I’ll have to dig in a little more before I give the green light. The images (all public domain) turned out rather well, if I do say so myself.
I even got to create my own publishing logo, which was pretty fun:
So, a little work left to do, but it should be available to you all in the next few days. Dave Higgins has kindly offered to review the book later this month, and don’t forget, you can get the PDF copy for free right now, right here.